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Puddle Jumping

After a rain shower, try this activity with your toddler. Go outside and go puddle jumping!

Puddle Jumping


  • 5 to 10 minutes


  • Puddles after a rainy day or a lawn watering


Being told that it is OK to jump in puddles will bring squeals of delight. Go out together dressed in rain gear and stomp in the puddles.


  • Model dragging your feet gently through the water.
  • Play "follow the leader" as you play in the water.
  • Hold hands and jump with both feet into shallow puddles.

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