Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Marshmallows and Coffee Straws

After Dustin painted this morning and I finished cleaning up his mess . . . I mean, beautiful creations, I decided we should do something that did not involve a good belly button cleaning afterwards.
I cut a handful of coffee straws in half and poured a bowl of mini marshmallows; that got Dustin's attention! 

We used the same concept as the toothpick and marshmallow activities, just a little safer for his age, and began to build shapes and prisms.  Well . . .

I built shapes, he ate them.  This may not have quite gone the way I planned, but Dustin sure enjoyed it.  It at least made treat time fun :)

Happy building.

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