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What's so special about puddles?

What's so special about puddles?

My kids and their friends love to splash. Whether it's in water or muddy puddles, they are drawn to puddles. Adults try to avoid puddles by all means because it usually means having to deal with the inconvenience of wet pants, muddy shoes, and cold toes. Children have a natural instinct to explore and discover using their senses and motor actions. Movement and physical play help the development of new brain cell connections and as these connections develop, a child’s motor skills, socialization, personal awareness, language, creativity, problem solving and learning ability are improved. Next time you see a puddle, see it...

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