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ABC Race!

Being the mother of a very energetic little boy, I often try to add some physical movement to our activities and games. This one is good for exercise and learning and is a favorite at our house.

I put all the ABC magnets on a tray and put the tray on the table in the kitchen.
Then I go and sit on the couch in the living room and hand a letter card to LM.
I say, "Ready, set, go!!" and he runs to the try to find the letter on his card.
Then he races back to me and puts it in a bowl.
Then I give him another letter and off he goes again!


Dana said…
So simple and so smart.
Ruthie said…
I just found your blog from the Activity Mom. I LOVE your ideas. I have an active 3 year old that I can't wait to try this with! :)
famr_4evr said…
oh, oh, oh!! Love this idea. This would help the girls get some pent up energy out!! Thank you so much for sharing!!
Love this idea - so great to make anything a race when you have an energetic child!

I'm featuring this on my weekly High Five! features this week.

Check it out at:

Thanks for the great idea!
Jamie @ hands on : as we grow
Holly said…
What a great idea! I'm a new follower!
Shannon said…
This sounds so fun, I think I am going to do a 1-2-3 race game for preschool to review numbers. Thanks for the idea!
Anne said…
I think I love my child have this kind of learning and activity. Montessori Learners
rubyana00 said…
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