EXPLORATION & DISCOVERY:A place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud
I have two variants of this. The 'things from nature' basket which just has shells, wood, stones, feathers etc and 'natural objects' basket including many items from here. This was an easy place to start.
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.