Here is what you will need: Dyed pasta (different varieties), muffin tins, ladles, spoons, measuring cups, ice cream scoop, and whatever else looks like fun to play with.
Let you children's imagination take them away. This kept my children busy for an hour (might have been more but they had to go to bed). They loved playing with the dyed pasta!
Here is what you will need: Dried pasta, food coloring, zip lock bags, and white vinegar.
1. Pour some pasta into the bag.
2. Pour in 2 cap fulls of vinegar into the bag.
3. Put about 15 drops of food coloring into the bag.
4. Close the bag and shake it for about 45 seconds.
5. Open the bag and fold back the top and let it dry overnight.
Here is what you will need: Glasses, water, food coloring, spoon.
1. Fill your glasses with different amounts of water.
2. Put several drops of food coloring into each glass.
3. Using the back of the spoon have your children gently tap the top of each glass.
4. Have your children "play" different songs, like "Twinkle, Twinkle" or "Jingle Bells".
Here is what you will need: warm water, Elmer's glue, food coloring, Borax.
1 1/2 cups warm water
2 cups Elmer's glue
3 tsp Borax
1 cup warm water
1. Stir Mixture 1 together
2. Stir Mixture 2 together
3. Pour Mixture 1 into Mixture 2
4. No need to stir...when it becomes a glob work it with your hands for a couple of minutes.
5. Take out and play with!!!*
*Store in zip lock bag.
This activity is perfect for infants! It is as simple as cutting out foam ducks and putting them in a baggie of blue paint. This sensory activity stimulates the brain with its bright colors and the cool Squishy feeling of the paint in the bag. Pop it in the fridge for a few minutes on a hot day to help your child cool down while playing.
Materials needed: Blue paint (hair gel can also be used), yellow foam, baggie, tape, scissors.
1. Cut out a few yellow ducks
2. put the ducks in the baggie and fill it with the blue paint or hair gel.
3. seal the bag with a strong piece of tape duct tape works well!
It is suggested that your child uses this under adult supervision.