Pasta Delight

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Shaking.
  • Intellectual - Comparing the colours and different kind of pasta used.
  • Emotional - Confidence and engagement.
  • Social - Discuss about the different type of the pasta, the shapes and the colours of the pasta.
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Pasta comes in all fancy shapes and sizes. Turn them into beautiful shades of colours and use them for craft work.
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
15 - 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Food colouring
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Zip bag
  • Plate
  • Pasta
  • Spoon

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Pour a small amount of rubbing alcohol into a zip bag and mix in some food colouring.

Step 3

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Place the pasta inside the zip bag.

Step 4

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Zip the bag and shake its contents around.

Step 5

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Using a spoon, put the pasta on a plate and dry them for a day under the sun. The pasta must be dried to avoid mould and colour loss.

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Ask the Kids

Group or sort the pasta according to their colour.

How many colours are there?

What colour has the least number of pasta?

What colour has the most number of pasta?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below