Taking Turns!

Activity 62 – Working Together, Not Apart!

Age Range – Preschool and Up

Areas Being Developed – Social Skills and creativity… all at one time!

Use any building set you have available like wooden blocks, Bristle Blocks, sponge letters or numbers, Legos, Tinker toys, Lincoln Logs, bottle caps (not too small to be swallowed), and more.

Then start to create. You begin and then have your child go next. Keep taking turns adding pieces one-by-one. No rush, no fuss, just the simple fun of sharing time together in a very constructive way.

*Adapted from Make Your Own Preschool Games: A Personalized Play and Learn Program by Sally Goldberg, p. 106


As you two work in partnership, you will feel your camaraderie grow. Interestingly enough, this is a wonderful way to teach your child to get along with others.

A Bouquet of Positive Feelings!

Here are three inspiring sayings that appear on the website www.cynthiagoldberg.com in the Bookmarks section. Please feel free to write them out and post them in any prominent place for “positive feelings.”

* Peace creates magical wonders.

* Love others the way you want to be loved.

* Face your fears. Never give up. There is always time to give and care.


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