Children's Opposites
This childrens educational video introduces kids to simple
concepts by presenting them as pairs of opposites: day, night, big,
little, long, short, fast, slow, full, empty, right, left, back, front,
near, far, outside, inside, up, down. Lesson page:
http://xoax.net/childrens/Opposites.php

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