Apple Sorting with Chickpeas
Notice how your child might pinch the chickpeas to pick them up! Watch and encourage them to push, poke, and place the chickpeas into water bottles. These playful acts are wonderful skills they are developing to strengthen the fine motor muscles used later on for writing skills!
Kids love sorting the “apples” with this adorable Fall craft project! Easy to make and fun to do, this activity uses dried chickpeas and plastic bottles! Sorting the tiny “apples” helps to build concentration skills by filling up each tree!
- Color Recognition
- Pincer grip
- Hand Strength
- Sorting and classifying
- Cut out green, red, and yellow treetop shapes, and glue them to the cardboard.
- Draw on the trunk and add some grass to create beautiful trees!
- Cut off the top part of three water bottles (as evenly as you can).
- Hot glue the bottom of the water bottle tops that you just cut out on the center of your treetops.
Sorting and classifying
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