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Fun with Weights

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

Give your child a sense of what things weigh, using an ordinary bathroom scale.


Materials

  • Bathroom scale
  • Various household objects

Directions

  1. Using a bathroom scale, weigh your child and help her weigh household objects: a stack of books, a bag of flour, dolls, and so on.
  2. Try to find something that weighs the same amount as your child.

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