Age: from around 18 months
Time: 5 minutes
Equipment needed: satsuma segments / slices of other fruit
Skills: matching pairs, recognising and making shapes, dexterity, counting
At snack time, you can take the opportunity to play with your food! Encourage your child to separate the satsuma segments, count them, then match them into pairs, make shapes or make butterflies. Ask your child to tell you what shapes you’re making together and how they change as you take parts away to eat.