Squish and Mix
Activity for an individual child
Age group: 18-40 months
Duration of activity: 15 minutes
- Zip-close bags
- Tempera paint
This is a great sensory activity that will help your child observe what happens when colors are mixed. Be sure to talk to your child about what she sees.
- Add a small amount of the blue and red paints in a zip-close bag and seal. Place that bag inside a second bag and seal.
- Let your child squish and knead the bag to mix the paints and create the color purple.
- Repeat with other color combinations.
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From The Everything Toddler Activities Book Copyright © 2006, F+W Publications, Inc. Used by permission of Adams Media, an F+W Publications Company. All rights reserved.
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