‘Tis the season of spices, and all through the house…
Spices are synonymous with India – inseparable, really. And you’ll sure be smelling and consuming a lot of them during the upcoming holiday season: cookies, cakes and savoury dishes will be infused with ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves. Yum!
Spices also have wonderful health benefits and they are widely used in Ayurvedic treatments. Smelling them, and learning about how they grow, happens to be a wonderful sensorial activity for kids. So in the spirit of spices, we featured a simple game for kids in our December newsletter. We call it The Spice Is Nice, and kids as young as 18 months will enjoy it. Here’s how to play (for 1 or more players – the more the merrier!):
1. Gather 6-10 aromatic spices (we used turmeric, cloves, coriander seeds, cardamom, cumin, and garam masala). We don’t recommend using red chili powder!
For extra fun, we’ve put together a set of Spice Trivia questions. Download here.
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