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Sorting Beans Can Be Lots of Fun!

On one of the days when I was running out of ideas on how to occupy the kids’ time, I decided to try this Bean Sorting exercise I had read about in one of my newly-acquired homeschooling books.  It was an activity I felt both Ethan and Hannah could share and enjoy..and I was right.

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I made use of the Organic Soup Mix beans that I had, and explained to them both that the task was to sort the beans according to type and color into separate cups.  They had to work together to complete the task.

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It was fun to see how attentive both Ethan and Hannah were, trying to complete the task on hand.  I assisted in telling them that they could each take a different type of bean and then sort that out.

They were done in about 15 minutes.

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And then I asked them to count the beans in the individual cups and I provided some sticker labels to label the number of beans.

Kids enjoy simple pleasures in life :) – and they were so proud of their “completed assignment” that day and couldn’t wait to show Daddy when he got home.

  1. Paik Ling’s avatar

    You should have given them a sackful so as to occupy them for hours! LOL

    Joyce says: Hey, kids are smart la…if you give them a sack, they’ll get bored because the task cannot be completed…then next time they won’t want to do it anymore! LOL

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  2. Joey’s avatar

    Awww you have the sweetest kids ever la, Joyce! How did you teach them to behave and be so loving to each other? I think you should add another one more to the brood…the world should have more mommies like you :) If I have a second child, I’ll definitely be seeking lots of advice from you!

    Joyce says: Awww…thanks Joey! You certainly made my day there…

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