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Balloon Fun

This activity gives your child an opportunity to explore force and motion through balloons.

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Package of balloons

Directions

  1. This activity helps your child to explore force and motion. Inflate the balloons and tie them off with the string.
  2. Suspend them from the ceiling just low enough to be reached, and hit them gently with the palm of the hand.

Extensions

  • Try to move the balloons by blowing them.
  • Hit the balloons using only the head.
  • Put your hands behind your back and walk through the balloons, letting them brush your faces.

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