Tin Can Stilts
Here is an old fashioned way to make tin can stilts. Kids enjoy being taller than they really are. This is a fun, inexpensive way to let them do it.
To walk with the stilts, have the child stand on the cans. Give them a rope to hold in their hand matching with the foot on that side. In other words, the left foot is on the left can, and the left hand holds the rope for the left can. The right foot is on the right can. and the right hand holds the rope for the right can.
Now the child has to pull up on the rope at the same time that they lift that foot.
Repeat with each foot and hand to walk around.
It may seem awkward at first, but the kids will pick up how to do it pretty fast.
They can have races to see who can walk the farthest without falling off if there is more than one child.
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