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by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Taste Testing

Taste Testing


Materials

  • Blindfold
  • Various food items

Directions

  1. Blindfold your child and have him identify by taste and smell some of his favorite foods (ice cream, pickles, yogurt, cereal, cookies, and so on).
  2. Have him describe the different tastes and textures and ask him to group them as sweet, salty, bitter, sour, spicy, or tangy.

Grades:

Pre-K

Pre-K

Finger Painting Ducks

Finger Painting Ducks

You'll need these materials:

  • Paper for a patternand finger-painting
  • Yellow finger paint
  • Yellow or white craft feathers
  • Construction paper scraps or wiggly craft eyes for decoration

    What to do:

    1. First, make your duck pattern. Cut out two circles of paper; one should be about a half-inch larger than the other.

  • Grades:
    by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

    Green Onions

    Green Onions


    Green onions, or scallions, are easy to grow indoors from seed and are a nice addition to salads and other dishes.

    Materials
    • Leakproof container, such as a large yogurt or cottage cheese tub or a small coffee can
    • Potting soil
    • Green onion seeds
    • Spray bottle full of water

    Directions

    Grades:
    Updated: March 2, 2021

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