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Mirrors and Shadows

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6
Center:

Transition

Topic:

Health/Body

Content:

Health & Safety

Area:

Gross Motor

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Small Group

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Materials:

none



Instructions:

1. These are great games to play when children are waiting.
* Shadows: The first child in a line takes a step forward. He makes
movements for the children behind him to copy.
* Mirrors: The first child turns to face other children. He makes movements
for the other children to copy.
2. Move each child to the end of the line after he has had a turn as the leader.
More to do Dramatic Play: Use a flashlight to create shadows and full-length mirror to
reflect movements to extend the fun.


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