Catching and throwing are difficult skills for most children, even once they have better control of their arms and hands at around 2½ years old - learning to catch and throw can be great fun! Have a go at the following activity to teach the little ones about size and weight and to practice catching along the way!
In all cases, make the game fun and laugh each time the ball is dropped. Being confident enough to try throwing and catching is half the battle so this is an exercise in just having fun and enjoying the idea of ball games.
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