BBC Good Food Cheese Club
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Cook the spaghetti following pack instructions. Drain, then divide between bowls, based on the number of colours you’d like to use (we made five colours). Add a drop of food colouring to each bowl, or combine two colours (such as red and yellow to make orange). Mix well, adding a splash of water to help the colour disperse, if needed. Leave for 5 mins, then rinse the spaghetti under cold running water to set the colour.
If you want to use the spaghetti as a sensory activity only, tip it into a large tray or plastic bowl and let your little ones dive in. If you like, add ice cubes, or give older toddlers (aged two to four) safety scissors to practise their cutting skills.
If you’re serving the spaghetti, toss with some salad dressing or melted butter, then top with a little grated cheese and a salad of mixed leaves and vegetables.