Lego learning games - exploring Lego and play dough. This is a great activity for sensory play, imaginative play, letter recognition and sight words. (*idea- use long thin legos as "big lines" & short thin legos as "little lines" to make HWOT letters
Write the numbers on a set of popsicle sticks. To add extra support, draw dots on the popsicle sticks to match the number written on them. Students line up the numbers and stick them in the play doh. Could also be done with tricky teens.
This is a fabulous way to incorporate nature-provided ingredients into a fun, hands-on activity. I suggest it could even be used to create a lesson in science and/or nature study by learning about the herbs and spices themselves.
How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Or older kids, Who can use these 9 sticks to make the most triangles? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.