Traffic Light

by Nurul Filzah


Children can learn more about traffic lights through cake.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 3 - 4 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Traffic Light

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Reinforce the development of fine motor skills

  • Intellectual - Child increase awareness of the function of the traffic light

  • Emotional - Child develops appreciation and encourage participation of both parent and child

  • Social - It is an activity that includes the whole family, it gets the child to talk about road safety when crossing at the traffic light, the purpose of the traffic light to vehicles and pedestrians on the road


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Step 1

Cut the cake into rectangles and apply a thin layer of nutella.

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Step 3

Place the M&Ms on the rectangular cake (red on the top, yellow just below and green at the bottom). And it’s ready to serve.

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  • Nutella

  • M&Ms

  • All-purpose pound cake

  • Baking paper

  • Butter knife

  • Small knife

Step 2

Assist the child to apply nutella on the cake if necessary.

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