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A Fun Way to Clean Up

Here’s a fun way to clean up for your preschooler or toddler:
a fun way to clean up
Do you have a hard time getting your children to pick up toys and clean up? I DO! Mix it up and make it fun like we did with a pair of spaghetti tongs. Challenge your child to pick up as many toys as they can with the tongs in a certain amount of time. A clean house and motor skill development at the same time!

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Katie Jane Lewis

Friday 5th of August 2011

I also play a game with groups of kids called "Magic Trash" to make cleaning up a little more exciting. I look around the room and pick one or two items that need to be picked up and deem them the "Magic Trash," but don't tell the kids! The idea is that they pick up as much as they can and if they happen to pick up the magic trash, they win (a hug or a high-five so no one gets too jealous!)!


Thursday 21st of July 2011

Love the idea! :)


pink and green mama MaryLea

Sunday 3rd of July 2011

Love this!! Thanks so much for sharing with the Smart Summer Challenge. So do you think if I get my hubby a pair of spaghetti tongs he'd clean up the dishes by the sink?!

: )Fondly,pink and green mamaMaryLea