Follow the Leader

Pre-Schooler On the Go

Walking somewhere? Turn your trip into “Follow the Leader.” Ask your child, “Can you do what I do” while you pat your head. Then switch it up. If you pat your head, have them pat their stomach. Keep switching!

See what your child is learning

The game of same and opposite actions helps your child remember, think flexibly, and not go on autopilot. This helps them learn to pay attention and exercise self-contro””essential skills for school and life success.

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