By Amy Kaiser, Consulting Educator
A playground ball is as important to have at home as books, paper and crayons. It is an inexpensive investment and can be found in many discount stores. With this size ball children can practice their catching, bouncing, and kicking skills.
Dreams of superstardom seem to start in second grade. Encouraging and practicing good ball skills helps develop coordination and gets children ready for joining sports teams or clubs. But playing with a ball is no fun by yourself. Parents you need to join in the fun!
Find a flat surface near your home or at a nearby park and try the following:
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