Pasta Delight

by Christine Lim Sushan

#Scienceofplay55

Pasta comes in all fancy shapes and sizes. Turn them into beautiful shades of colours and use them for craft work.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 3-4 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Pasta Delight

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Shaking.

  • Intellectual - Comparing the colours and different kind of pasta used.

  • Emotional - Confidence and engagement.

  • Social - Discuss about the different type of the pasta, the shapes and the colours of the pasta.

Materials

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Step 1

Pour a small amount of rubbing alcohol into a zip bag and mix in some food colouring.

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Step 3

Zip the bag and shake its contents around.

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  • Food colouring

  • Rubbing alcohol

  • Zip bag

  • Plate

  • Pasta

  • Spoon

Step 2

Place the pasta inside the zip bag.

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Step 4

Using a spoon, put the pasta on a plate and dry them for a day under the sun. The pasta must be dried to avoid mould and colour loss.

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