Recommended Age: 2.5y+
Level of Parent Involvement: Low, once your child has practiced the activity
- A small ball
- A spoon
- A basket (optional)
- Show your child the basket containing the spoon and small ball and explain, “We are going to use the spoon to carry the ball as we walk. We have to walk slowly and carefully so that the ball does not fall off the spoon.”
- Show your child how to walk at the right speed to keep the ball on the spoon.
- Invite your child to have a turn – “You can walk carrying the ball on the spoon for as long as you like?”
- Challenge your child by providing them with a hard-boiled egg to use or balloons with either a little bit or a lot of air in them.