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May 03, 2017
Sunny Day? Try Mess-Free Water "Painting"

Your toddler can walk and talk and climb — but her finer motor skills may need some time to catch up, which makes many parents reluctant to break out art materials like paint. Here’s an idea: On a warm, sunny day, fill a plastic beach pail with water, give your child a clean, thick-handled paintbrush, and let her “paint” driveways and sidewalks.

 
 

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