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July 06, 2014
Play Whack-a-Shape

Make your own version of whack-a-mole, with a shape-learning twist. Take a diaper box and cut out shapes from one side. Tape up the open side, but cut a hole you can reach your arm into to retrieve the shapes later. Take the cut-outs and place them back in their holes. Give your child a toy hammer, and let him whack the shapes into the box.

 
 

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