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Hopscotch

Hopscotch is the perfect game for city kids who have plenty of concrete available, but even a sidewalk across the front yard will do in a pinch. Break out the sidewalk chalk and show your children the basic hopscotch rules, and they'll soon be inventing their own versions of this classic game. Hopscotch is essentially the perfect way for young children to spend endless hours practicing writing their numbers, learning numbers in order, developing physical skills in jumpin and hopping, fine motor skills for writing numbers and letters, and improving their ability to follow directions and take turns patiently. Hopscotch is great for all ages and mixed groups of children, since older kids can learn leadership and teaching skills as they share their knowledge of the game with the younger ones.

MATH
and some words
WRITING
and some words
TAKING TURNS and FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS
some words
LARGE MOTOR SKILLS and FINE MOTOR SKILLS
and some words

Suggested books about Bubbles.
(Please click the picture for more info or to purchase.)

LEARN
Large Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills
Self-Discipline
Patience & Waiting
Taking Turns
Following Directions
Cause & Effect
Memory & Memorization
Planning & Organization
Imagination & Creativity

Social Skills
Courtesy & Manners
Kindness & Empathy
Cooperation
Respect

Independence
Initiative
Courage
Resourcefulness
Determination
Solving Problems
Making Decisions

Reading
Writing
Speaking
Listening
Math
Money
Science
Social Studies
Music & Dance
Visual Arts

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