Magnetic Pom Pom Caterpillars - Counting Practice Peaceful Parenting had a nice idea using pom poms to help toddlers learn to count. I created a template in PSE and slipped it into a page protector onto which Little M&M could place magnetic pom poms.
Great fine motor activity, need something to substitute cotton balls?
spaghetti! This looks really fun. for preschoolers and older. you layout spaghetti in trays. Let the children touch and feel the spaghetti. they can paint the spaghetti different colors. let them use their hands to mix the paint.
For the Baby to do while the big kids do their crafts! Mess-Free Finger Painting *Finger Paints *Finger Paint Paper (cut to fit inside of bag) *Ziplock Bag *Clear Packing Tape (to seal top of bag) *Popsicle stick--- LOVE this idea!