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Child Development Activity #11: Which Way?

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Skills this child development activity enhances:

    • Visual Discrimination
    • Imagination

For ages: Preschool 4 years +

Which Way? Materials Needed:

  • Quarter

Which Way? Instructions:

The next time you take a walk with your child, bring along a quarter. 

Assign an action to heads and tails, for example, heads means "turn left," and trails means "turn right." 

When you reach certain intersections, flip your coin and follow its "instruction." 

(Other actions you can assign to heads and tails might include "walk forward" and "walk backwards.")

!Monitor your child closely during these activities.  Coins can pose a choke hazard.

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