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  • Characteristic - Move
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10 mins
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Green paper, scissors

As your toddler gets used to their new found walking abilities, the next thing to try is jumping!

Cut large circles out of green paper, clear a space and scatter them on the floor next to each other. Then get them to leap from one lily pad to another. Don’t forget to encourage them with your best “ribbit, ribbit” noise!

Try letting them lead the way by following them as they jump, or get them to follow you. The lily pads could take your toddler anywhere from the living room, through the hall, to the kitchen and out of the back door. As well as being lots of physical fun, it will help to improve their co-ordination and balance.

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