It’s been a while since I mentioned that I’d post about the fun we got up to on Bank Holiday Monday, but here it is. It was a beautiful sunny day and we got a big box of potato flakes(smash, instant mash, whatever other names you can think of for the stuff). I popped the flakes into an old tin, placed it on the tuff spot along with things like funnels, rakes, little trucks etc. Miss E played with it dry as it was for a while. She enjoyed scooping, watching it as it fell back through her fingers. She enjoed making tracks as she pushed the truck through the flakes.
When we got tired of playing with it dry, I added some water via a little bowl Miss E had to play with. We added water one little bowl at a time. She loved putting the flake into the water and watching them mix together. We both loved smooshing the soppy mixture through our fingers on the tuff spot. In fact, I’m not sure who enjoyed it the most!! It was a lovely time spent out in the sun, with some messy sensorial play that cost hardly anything. It’s amazing what you can do with the things found in your cupboards (or in this case on the shelf at the store)!