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Packing Peanut Creation

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  1. biodegradable packing peanuts
  2. squirt bottles filled with colored water
  3. large tub or sensory table


  1. Place biodegradable packing peanuts in a large tub or sensory table. Place squirt bottles filled with colored water nearby.
  2. Encourage the children to squirt the peanuts. When the peanuts get wet, they will dissolve slightly and stick to other peanuts.
  3. Encourage the children to make their own "peanut creations." Allow the creations to dry and display them in the room.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Science/Discovery/Nature
Topic: Food
Content: The Arts: Visual Arts
Area: Fine Motor
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Individual Child

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