Ice Cream Sundae Felt Busy Box

I have another fabulous felt busy box idea for you today: ice cream sundaes! What fun!

ice cream sundae
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I reused one of our old lunch boxes again together with Felt, Pompoms and yarn.

box and felt

The inside of the lid has a piece of felt that fits snugly already, so I cut a felt bowl(one could cut ice cream cones too) and added it:

felt in lid

Next, I cut the “scoops” of ice cream. We have vanilla, strawberry, mint and chocolate “flavours”. I cut small pieces of yarn to be the sprinkles and pompoms act as cherries. One could add more fruit pieces and wafers too!
bowl, scoops, sprinkles, cherries

Now your child can build his/her own ice cream sundae!

While building, fine motor skills are used to pick up the pieces(those small sprinkles works great on the pincer grip) and creativity in putting together a sundae. One could add an mathematical objective to the game for example: “order” an ice cream sundae with 2 scoops of vanilla and 2 scoops of mint, how many scoops all together?

ice cream busy box
A fun activity perfect for traveling or during quiet time!

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Have you seen our other felt busy boxes yet?

Ocean
Garden
Doll Dressing
Shape Robot
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See more fun ice cream ideas

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

Ice Cream Skip Counting Puzzles // The STEM Laboratory

Ice Cream Bean Bag Tutorial // Sugar Aunts

ABC Ice Cream Matching Busy Bag // Coffee Cups and Crayons

Ice Cream Sundae Money Addition // Liz’s Early Learning Spot

Write and Wipe Addition Cards // Playdough to Plato

Ice Cream Counting Playdough Mats // Modern Preschool

Ice Cream Ten Frame Number Match // The Kindergarten Connection

Ice Cream Cup and Ball Game // Adventures of Adam

Ice Cream Pattern Cards // Simply Learning

Ice Cream Money Matching Game // The Simplified Classroom

Build an Ice Cream Sundae | Money Math Practice for Kids // Science Kiddo

Ice Cream Digraph Sort // The Letters of Literacy

Ice Cream Scoop and Balance Game // Play & Learn Everyday

Ice Cream Number Matching Puzzles // Fairy Poppins

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