The goal of this activity is to target chopping and spreading with a knife.
Growing My Skills
Play “house” and pretend to cook your child’s favorite meal.
Use play-doh to make “food.”
Roll the play-doh into a long snake and then practice chopping the play-doh using a plastic/toy knife.
Use shaving cream to practice knife spreading skills.
Complete this project on a baking sheet to limit the mess.
Spread the shaving cream all across the baking sheet using a plastic toy/knife o Practice spreading the shaving cream onto a foam block (model to your child how to hold the block in one hand and spread using the other).
Art Project: Pinecone Bird Feeder.
Spread peanut butter onto a pinecone.
Cover pinecone with bird seeds.
Hang outside using wire or string.
Mealtime Practice: Knife skills (with adult supervision/assistance).
Ask your child to help you make a fruit salad or veggie salad.
Chop all of the ingredients together.
Spread peanut butter onto a PB& J sandwich.
Spread frosting onto cookies or cupcakes.