You can help your pre-schooler master all kinds of school-readiness tasks with just a box of Smarties!
Throw all the sweets out on a flat surface and ask your child to sort them according to colour.
Ask your child to name the different colours.
Let them count how many there are of every colour.
Let them form shapes with the sweets, like circles, squares and triangles.
Fine motor skills
See how many sweets they can stack on top of each other. This is a great exercise to train those little fingers’ fine motor skills.
Ask your child to make pictures with the sweets, like a smiley face, sad face, house, etc.
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