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The Traffic Light Says

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Make this fun snack for children to enjoy. Give each child a graham cracker square. Help them spread some canned frosting on the top. Provide each child with a red, yellow, and green gumdrop to arrange on the frosting as they would appear on a traffic light. Discuss that red means stop, green means go, and yellow means to wait or pause. After children eat their "traffic lights," let them do some "pretend driving" using a paper plate as a steering wheel.


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05/18/2009