Currently color sorting activities are a favorite for my forever toddler. I came across one to try with him. This is how it went…
I bought a foam block, sticks, and a box of fruit round cereal. The idea was to have him sort the colors on the sticks. First sorting, then eating the cereal. However, the moment I set out the example with one color on each stick he had a different idea. I turned my back for one second to get the box of cereal and the “sample” was gone. He was smiling and laughing. I asked him if he ate the cereal. The look in his eyes told me he did.
Then I poured some cereal in the bowl and I sorted a couple to demonstrate how this activity was suppose to proceed. He immediately started eating the cereal. The game began! He wanted me to say “don’t eat it!” Then he would laugh. He was definitely enjoying this game.
He was proud of his accomplishment! All the cereal was sorted and gone.
Enjoy another healthy dose of laughter from our home!
This idea came from Play to Learn Preschool. More details can be found at: