Tray 1: Texture Rubbing
Corn inspired texture to rub with crayon. Full post on how to make this card and use it to turn into Indian corn here (link coming soon!).
Tray 2: Coin Drop
Pringles can with top cut to fit pennies, and quarters. Demonstrate how to put the pennies in the small slot and the quarters in the large slot (of course the pennies can also fit in the large slot!). Demo how to open the lid to pour coins back into the bowl.
Tray 3: Transfer between Cups
Carefully transfer water from one cup to the other cup using eye dropper. I added a bit of liquid watercolor to make the water more visible. Demo how to clean up spills with sponge.
Tray 4: Letter C
Demo how to make a glue line following along the inside of the letter like a track. Add one piece of popcorn at a time.
Download the Letter C template scroll to bottom of post.
Snack: Make Popcorn
Using a Microwaver Popcorn Popper to pop the popcorn in the microwave.
Have child measure 1/3 cup popcorn kernels. Pop for 2-3 minutes. Child can add 2 TBS butter, melted. Child can add 2 TBS Parmesan cheese.
Spooning kernels into Microwaver Popcorn Popper.
Spooning popcorn to bowl… and sneaking a bite or two while doing it!
Snack: Counting Candy Corn
Download pdf of Counting Candy Corn snack mat scroll to bottom of post.
Snack: The Letter C
Download pdf of Letter C Snack Mat scroll to bottom of post.