Pulses & Pasta Play
What you need:
An assortment of dried pulses and pasta. (Try to use foods that vary in colour and texture if you can. We used red lentils, green lentils, broth mix, yellow split peas, plain white rice, wholegrain rice, fusilli pasta and wholegrain penne pasta)
Jars (We used plastic sweetie jars, but you can use whatever you are comfortable with your child using.)
What to do:
Set it all out and simply...
Let them PLAY!
What we learn:
We practise moving and handling
We develop our fine motor skills
We explore textures and colours
We use our imaginations
We can practise counting and measuring
We develop our vocabulary and self confidence