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Cutting the Lawn Activity

Cutting the Lawn Activity

The grass is always greener with this engaging outdoor fine motor experience. Children are sure to giggle and smile as they put their skills to the test with this simple, yet tricky, hands on activity. Sensory integration, outdoor play, and fine motor skills are just a few of the wonderful benefits that are gained through imagination, fun, and play!


1Prepare

Precook the spaghetti and then set it aside to cool.

2Fill

Fill the Fun 2 Play sensory bin with the cooled spaghetti.

3Mix

Squirt enough green liquid water color to cover the spaghetti. Use the spoon to mix and fully coat all the pieces.

4Cut

Invite children to cut the grass using a pair of scissors. It may not be as easy as they might think!

5Enjoy

Delight in the giggles as children discover just how tricky, yet fun, this can be! Enjoy the smiles as they learn and explore sensory, fine motor, and outdoor play.

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