Cupcake Decorating

In this activity, children squeeze cream bags and pinch pom poms to decorate cupcakes, improving their hand and wrist strength and brain coordination. This squeezing and pinching skills will encourage writing and other skills in daily life. Let’s get started.

What you’ll need

  • Chanafavors Printables
  • Clear Bags
  • Shaving Cream
  • Watercolor Paint
  • Scissors
  • Pom Pom Balls

How to Set Up

  1. Print the Chanafavors printable file.
  2. Put shaving cream and drops of watercolor paint into a clear bag. Mix well. Use scissors to cut off the corner of the bag.

How to play

  1. Invite children to squeeze a bag of cream. Encourage them to control their hands and wrists to squeeze the cream into the outline.
  2. Have the kids to pinch the pom poms to decorate the whipped cream top as they like.


Adult supervision is required for any activity presented by CHANA and Chanafavors.

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