Spaghetti play (1 - 2 year olds)

Develop fine motor skills and explore senses playing with pasta.


Home Learning

You will need

  • pasta
  • big container
  • spoon
  • small container (e.g. cups)

What to do

Put the pasta into the big container. There are two ways to guide children to explore the pasta.

  1. Put the pasta into the small container using a spoon; or
  2. Use the thumb and index finger to transfer pasta into the small container.

Spaghetti play

Learning outcomes

  • Fine motor skills: explore the texture of pasta; improve fingers sensitivity.
  • Developing their sensory processes.

Ask your child

  • What is that colour?
  • What can you see?
  • What can you feel?
  • What does the pasta look like?