I put this bin together shortly after I came home from the hospital with Kate and it was so loved by my youngest boys that we did it several times that week!
For our bins, I used:
2 containers (Any containers will do. These just happened to be from dinners that our wonderful neighbors delivered after we came home.)
Squeeze Pouch caps (I always keep these from baby food, applesauce, and anywhere we find them!)
Kitchen Tongs and Scoops (affiliate link to the tongs I'd LOVE to get!)
Red Food Coloring (optional)
I set everything up outside and then used a pitcher to fill both containers with water. I don't recommend adding the water until you have everything set up where you want it just to reduce spilling. I added a few drops of water to each bin just to make it more fun for the kids. After all, everything is more fun in color!
Then, the kids had a blast "picking" apples with their tongs and transferring them from one bin to another.
Then, I would ask them to bring me a certain number of apples.
This was such a fun activity for them! If it's too cold where you are, you could easily bring this inside by using warmer water and setting a towel on the kitchen floor.
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