Here is an activity we did during healthy foods week. It was a simple, last-minute idea that turned out to be a huge success!
I was not sure what to put in the water table, and finally decided to let the kids make pretend soup!
Our set-up looked like this:
I put out whisks, ladles, spoons, measuring cups, pitchers, salt and pepper shakers and large pots. I filled the pitchers with water. I also gave them some pasta noodles, beans, oregano, and corn starch (for coloring).
At first I thought I may have put out too many utensils, but I turned out to be wrong! We had about nine kids around the table for most of playtime! I saw a lot of teamwork, social interaction, and conflict resolution go on around the water table that day. Not to mention the kids had a blast! Just goes to show, sometimes the last-minute ideas are the best ones of all!