Let’s face it, who could really resist not smooshing their hand into a pile of shaving cream? The sprinkles on top just add to the temptation.
When I asked my mum if we could use her glass table I just accidentally (on purpose) forgot to mention we were going to get my niece and nephew to smear it with shaving cream. They do think I’m slightly crazy but I’m learning to take that as a compliment. LOL
It wasn’t long before my niece and nephew began exploring the wonderful texture and spreading the shaving cream over the glass table. Of course this could also be done on a glass window!
This shaving cream only cost me $2.20 at the supermarket.
Cheap fun that can be educational!!!
Possum (17 months) wasn’t really convinced of this activity and chose to poke at the shaving cream before wanting her hands wiped clean immediately after.
Some children can find such sensory experiences difficult, although I do believe it’s important to provide them with the opportunity but not force them to partake.
- letter formation
- revising spelling words
- name practise
- storytelling through pictures and words
- fill in the missing letters etc
My niece and nephew had done such a great job and they no doubt had fun whilst learning at the same time. This is a great activity to try because it can always end with a game of noughts and crosses.
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