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Walk-and-Balance

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

Group Games

Topic:

Time

Content:

Science

Area:

Gross Motor

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

Beanbag
Cookie sheet
2 paper cups
Tennis ball



Instructions:

1. Ask each child to perform the following balancing acts: walking with the beanbag balanced
on her head; walking across the room holding a cup of water in each hand; and balancing
the tennis ball on the cookie sheet.
2. After some practice, divide into teams and have relay races using the same balancing skills.


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