Happy Thoughts

by Boey Shumin Eileen

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An activity that allows children to use the food/fruit products that has bright colours to convey happy thoughts to his/her environment.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Happy Thoughts

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Fine motor - placing of fruits/ food in rows

  • Intellectual - Tapping on prior experiences to discover the colors that go well together, sorting out the fruits

  • Emotional - Being able to appreciate the different colors on the food/ fruits

  • Social - Able to complete activity with family members through discussion and to display cooperativeness

Materials

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Step 1

Wash, dry and cut the food/fruits.

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Step 3

Invite the child to create happy thoughts with the food/fruit.

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  • Collection of various food/fruits

  • Small knife (with parental guidance)

  • Small spoon

Step 2

Choose a plain (preferably white) coloured plate/tray according to the amount of fruits/food bought and start to line the food/fruit products.

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