First, inspired by the packing peanuts mush from Beansprouts Preschool the children experimented with adding water to these little cornstarch gems.
Next we put out baskets of packing peanuts in the outdoor kitchen:
Here are some other ways packing peanuts can be used in play:
Packing Peanuts Activity Tray from Beansprouts Preschool
Packing Peanut Fun from Picklebums
Cornstarch Peanuts from Busy Bees Daycare