The game of statues

Every day, find one of the infos extracted from the new issue of the collection "The essentials of: 71 games for out and in", sold with the June issue of. Today, two games for 2-4 years.

  • An ideal game to exercise his motor skills. The principle is simple: you walk in the garden, in front of your children who must follow you, imitating you: you can walk, run, jump, dance. But be careful, when you turn around, they must all be squatting and silent! If they are still small, give them a signal just before turning around, such as slamming in your hands.

Does it float or run?

  • Your toddler loves to play with water, it's good! Fill a bucket or basin of water and gather with your child some small objects: a pebble, a plastic toy, a sponge. It's up to him to guess if, by dropping an object in the water, it will float or sink. And it's funny, it splashes!
  • Invert the roles, it is now your child's turn to throw the objects into the water, it will help him better understand the principle of flotation.

Stéphanie Letellier

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