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Come Along With Me!

Give new life to a well-loved stuffed animal by making it into a pull toy.
 

Learning Benefits

Hover over each Learning Benefit below for a detailed explanation.
Spatial Reasoning
Imagination
Measurement
Gross Motor Skills

What you need:            

  • stuffed animal
  • 4 wooden wheels and 2 wooden dowels (available at craft stores)
  • wood glue
  • needle and thread
  • snaps
  • ribbon
  • string

What to do:

  1. Measure and cut the dowel so you have two pieces that match the length of your stuffed animal.
  2. Using wood glue, attach wheels at either end of the dowels.
  3. To attach the animal to the wheels, sew a piece of ribbon with a set of snaps onto each foot of the stuffed animal. Snap shut around the dowel.
  4. Show your child how to pull the toy along. Enjoy!

Learning benefits:

  • Boosts large motor skills
  • Builds social skills through pretend play

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