The other day we were doing a lot of flashlight play, so I decided to have the kids use cookie cutters to cut shapes out of their bread to shine flashlights through. This was a really good fine motor/hand strengthening activity.
First, they had to get the cookie cutters all the way through the bread.
Then they had to gently poke the shape out without tearing the bread to bits. This was quite tricky. Often we had to resmush the bread together where it had torn!
Then we shined our flashlights through the openings.