Non-Stop Fun For Preschoolers
1 C. peanut butter, 1/2 C. honey or corn syrup, and
1 C. icing sugar (or Graham Wafer crumbs, powdered
milk, or flaked coconut). Use a rolling pin, cookie
cutters, forks, garlic press, or your fingers to
make various creatures or shapes.
Stir a few drops of food coloring into 2 T. milk.
With a paatry brush, paint a face or design on
bread. Toast and serve.
Sprinkle several drops of food coloring into a bowl
of dry macaroni. Mix well, and spread on cookie
sheet to dry. Glue different colors onto heavy paper
to make a picture.
Partly fill a large plastic tub with cornmeal, rice,
or colored macaroni, as described above. Then, use
cups, spoons, colanders, sieves, etc. to dig, scoop,
and measure "sand".
Roll up a scrap piece of carpet or foam mattress to
make a tunnel to crawl through. Tie to secure.
Build ramps or tunnels for your toy cars to run down
by balancing skinny boards or tubes on chairs of
Pour water into cake or bread pan. Dip your bare
feet or hands into water and make "wet-prints" on
Sandwich bagel between plastic lids. Thread string
through hole in lids and tie a big fat knot on
bottom. Hang on tree for birds to enjoy.
In turn, two or more players shake a dice and take
that number of Cheerios from a bowl. When bowl is
empty, count your Cheerios to see who has the most.
lynn is a parent, author, and educator. Born and
raised in Alberta, she is the author of "Help! I'm
Bored! - Over 300 Children's Activities for Ages
2-12". She wrote this book because she wanted all of
her favorite teaching ideas collaborated into one
book , ready to use for any occasion. Find out more
about "Help! I'm Bored!" at: http://www.telusplanet.net/public/cscltd/page16
or E-mail Janine at: email@example.com
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