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    Early Learning Activities
    Magnet Play
    Magnet PlayTime 10 to 15 minutes Materials Refrigerator surfaceNumeral, alphabet, or other decorative magnets Directions This is a quiet activity that can keep fingers busy while you are preparing dinner. Keep a container on hand that is filled...
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    Magnets
    Notepad Holder
    Notepad HolderMaterials Scissors Craft glue Heavy cardboard Rickrack Fabric Two magnetic strips Notepad Decorations Directions Cut the cardboard and the fabric two inches longer and two inches wider than the notepad. Glue the fabric onto the card...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
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    Magnets
    Artwork Display
    Artwork DisplayHere's a way to display your child's artwork on the refrigerator without having to cover it up with magnets to keep it there! Materials Wooden ruler (12-, 18-, or 24-inch) Magnet strip (same length as ruler) Glue gun Clothespins, ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
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    Magnets
    Picture Frame
    Picture FrameMaterials Baby food or other jar lid, or metal lid from frozen juice cans Photograph Pen Scissors Glue Ribbon Magnets Directions Place a jar lid or the metal lid from a frozen juice can on the photograph you wish to frame and trace a...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book