LOVE this idea spaghetti! This looks really fun. for preschoolers and older. you layout spaghetti in trays. Let the children touch and feel the spaghetti. they can paint the spaghetti different colors. let them use their hands to mix the paint.
30 Gross Motor Activities for Kids with Lots of Energy to Spend
Letters on String Scavenger Hunt for Kids.you can have kids match upper and lower case, or just find letters you request.or you can have kids find various objects attached to strings using the clothespins.