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New Year's Countdown Balloon Pop

New Year's Countdown Balloon Pop
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Countdown the hours until New Year's with these family activities.

Time
360 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • Posterboard
  • Construction paper
  • 6 Balloons
  • Permanent Marker
  • Clear tape

Steps

  1. Write six family activities on construction paper. Some examples of activities are shown in picture above. Cut activities into individual strips.
  2. Fold each activity up into a small roll and stuff one activity paper into each balloon before blowing up.
  3. Blow up each balloon (with activity paper inside) and tie to secure. Label each one with 1 of the 6 hours leading up to midnight (7 PM, 8 PM, 9 PM, 10 PM, 11 PM, 12 AM).
  4. Tape balloons in chronological order on poster board.
  5. Each hour pop the correct balloon and complete the activity inside.

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