Making shadow creatures is a fabulous way to develop creativity and imagination. As they create creatures real and imagined, they get a chance to draw on stories they’ve read or heard, making important mental connections. And, this activity is one they can play with friends again and again, as long as they and the sun is out or there is a camp fire or lantern to shine.
What you will need:
- Ages: 2+
- Time: 15 minutes
- Materials:Optional materials include: blanket, clothes (sweatshirt, jacket, tee shirt, belt, etc.); bandana; hat(s); string; tape
- # of kids: 1 or more
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