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Short and Tall

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

See whether your toddler can put the paper towel rolls in order by height in this fun activity.


  • Paper towel rolls
  • Scissors
  • Colorful contact paper or gift-wrap (optional)


  1. Cut paper towel rolls into several different sizes.
  2. If you like, cover them with colorful contact paper.
  3. Encourage your child to stand the rolls up in order from shortest to tallest.
  4. Store the rolls in an empty coffee can, shoebox, or diaper-wipe container when not in use.