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Pokey Pipe Cleaners Activity

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Here's a cheap, easy and fun activity for Under 5s to practise fine motor skills. Best of all, there's no mess to clean up afterwards!

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Colander
Pipe cleaners (preferably different colours and textures)



pokey pipe cleaners fine motor skills activity for toddlers
Cheap materials


Method
Set the colander and pipe cleaners out on a little table or at a high chair
Use a variety of colours and textures of pipe cleaner if you can. We used soft chenille ones as well as crispy glittery ones.
Push a few pipe cleaners into some of the holes in the upturned colander to get started
Let your child explore by poking pipe cleaners into different holes, or pulling the pipe cleaners out



pokey pipe cleaners fine motor skills activity for toddlers
Intense concentration trying to poke a pipe cleaner through the hole


Try bending the pipe cleaners over and feeding into another hole to make loops



pokey pipe cleaners fine motor skills activity for toddlers
Try making loops


With older children, try twisting into flower shapes together and pretend to plant the flowers in a garden



pipe cleaner flowers kids craft
Try making pipe cleaner flowers with older children




pipe cleaner flowers kids craft
Plant your pipe cleaner flowers in the colander garden


Categories
#Under 5s
#Pipe cleaners
#Fine motor skills
#Activity
#Easy
#Cheap
#Flowers
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