Now, I know I’ve promoted this on my alphabet activities, but this is the first time it wasn’t safely contained in a Ziploc Bag. Let’s just say there was a lot of squeals and screams, mostly by me.

Once the initial excitement wore off, we did math…


We practiced spelling and numbers…


We made art…


We played…

I would recommend providing a clean bowl of water so they can wash off their hands in between as needed. And the bonus here is that clean up was fairly easy and left my counter nice and clean!

P.S. Don’t clap your hands together, or this will happen…


Note: I would recommend cleaning this BEFORE your husband gets home and says to you “Seriously, what were you thinking!?!”


  1. Shaving cream is always a hit. I used this with my 4th graders when I taught in the classroom years ago. My kiddos are thrilled every time I pull out the shaving cream. A messy but fun activity for sure.

  2. I've thought about doing this – I've seen teachers do this in schools to clean the tables. Looks like loads of fun! I had shaving cream on my list of tot supplies, but can't remember what for – so maybe I'll try it. Wait, what am I thinking? (lol) =)

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