so I love this for a Science/Language Arts connection. Jack and The Beanstalk. soak the beans overnight so they swell and sprout more quickly. Plant in soil, insert wooden skewer with castle and clouds (cotton balls) attached at top.
Fine motor activity (for indirect control of a pencil and a paint brush): Tweezing sunflower seeds, then roast or bake with a little oil, hing, black salt, as a snack offering for Krsna. ( you would probably need to grow that sunflower first!