Did you know that the first chopsticks were pairs of sticks? The Chinese use chopsticks for more than just eating. They can be used to pick up many items.
What Do We Need?
Two Straight Sticks
What Do We Do?
Break the sticks so they are the same length
Peel away any bark
Use sandpaper to sand the sticks smooth (optional)
Whittle the ends into a point (optional)
Try picking up small things like pom-poms in a cup
From Learning Care Group, Multicultural Activities Handout at the CCFP Roundtable Conference 2011
***Originally published on ChildCareInfo.com on 10/24/2011.