Equipment: Instant pudding-different flavors, Large sheets of paper, Raisins, cheerios, gumdrops, mini marshmallows, etc
Objective: sensory stimulation, encourages creativity, fine motor skills
Description: Make pudding according to directions on box. Make sure participants wash their hands before starting this activity. Use a clean surface for this activity, or on plastic wrap for easier clean up. Let participants finger paint with the pudding and use the other items to decorate their pictures however they want. The cool part about this activity is that everything is edible so eating the art is half as much fun as creating it! This activity works very well with younger kids or with clients who will benefit from sensory stim.
Also, vanilla pudding can be sectioned off into smaller sections and can be colored into bright colors using food coloring!