LOVE this idea spaghetti! This looks really fun. for preschoolers and older. you layout spaghetti in trays. Let the children touch and feel the spaghetti. they can paint the spaghetti different colors. let them use their hands to mix the paint.
20 easy and fun educational activities for 2 year olds (make your own fish aquarium and put it on the window for the kids to play with.- one fish two fish red fish blue fish
Exploring the Senses~Painting with Tea Bags. Creative pediatric OT activity idea--messy too!
Letter P Activity - Painting with Pompoms. Great to work on fine motor skills and foster independence.