The pellets dissolve delightfully in the water, creating an almost glue like consistency with a very satisfying squelch factor when squeezed between little fingers.
Eventually - and inevitably - the goopy results were transported to the mud pie kitchen.
If you ever wondered what packing peanut mush, sawdust, sand and dirt make when mixed together:
The wonderful Beansprouts Preschool blog added colour to their water to create a more colourful version of packing peanut mush.
The also-wonderful Teacher Tom added packing peanuts and liquid colour to the art table, providing another way to experiment and create.
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How have your children experimented with packing peanuts?