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Cross the Creek

Try this fun rainy day activity. See whether your child can jump the indoor creek.
By: Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

Cross the Creek


  • Rope or string


  1. Mark two lines two feet apart on the floor with rope or string to make a "creek."
  2. Have each player take a turn jumping across the creek.
  3. Widen the creek by moving the ropes apart another three or four inches. Have the players jump again.
  4. Keep widening the creek and having the players jump until they fail to make it across.
  5. The winner is the player who's able to cross the widest creek.

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