Children of all ages will have fun participating in this simple and easy to set up messy activity.
You will need:
- Tins of baked beans
- Various toys such as:
- Tea set
- Mega blocks
- Stacking cups
- Range of containers
Pour the Beans onto the table or into an activity tray. Allow the children to get messy, using a range of senses to explore the smell and texture of the beans for example with the assistance of different toys or containers.
When completing this activity with children over the age of two you could discuss with the children the feel of the beans and smell etc.
Areas of learning covered:
- Personal and Social development
- Language, Literacy and Communication skills
- Physical development