1. Ask the children to scrunch sheets of newspaper with their hands and fingers.
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Encourage them to scrunch the paper into balls as small as they can get them.
2. Then, invite the children to throw their balls into a trash basket. (You may
want to limit how close to the basket they can get.)
3. Tossing the snowball into the target helps improve eye-hand coordination. To
promote balance, encourage the children to stay on their knees during the
1. Encourage the child to get on her hands and knees, tuck her head in tight,
and make herself into a snowball.