Learning at home ideas: Cotton Ball Pickup
Suitable for: Kindergarten, Multi-Age, Preschool, School Age
You Will Need:
Cotton balls, tongs, chop sticks (for older children) or toast tweezers, an egg carton or ice cube tray, bowl
Place cotton balls in the bowl and have your child fill the egg carton with cotton balls, using the chop sticks or tongs to pick them up.
This is a fun activity that your child can do in the kitchen while you prepare dinner. Questions you might ask him during the activity include, “How many cotton balls can you put in each hole?”; “Are they heavy?”; “Is the cotton scratchy?”; “How does it feel?”; “How many balls will it take to fill up the egg carton?”