Cooking with children helps develop their math skills and helps them to learn how to follow directions. It also allows for some great conversation! Ask many questions while cooking with your children to encourage conversation! Be sure to ask specific themed questions while making these fun snacks!
Banana Sherbet Pops!
3 ripe bananas
16 ounces crushed unsweetened pineapple
3 ounces unsweetened orange-juice concentrate
1/2 cup powdered milk
Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend on Puree until smooth.
Pour into paper cups and freeze.
Once it is somewhat slushy, insert large craft sticks.
Slice up fruit. Place on a foil covered dish or cookie sheet and freeze.
We've used red and green grapes (remember to slice them first so they are not a choking hazard), watermelon and banana.
Themed Ideas to Transform Your Dramatic Play Area!
The Everything Frozen Shop!
Set up your dramatic play area into a restaurant. But, the only thing you will serve are frozen treats! Use play food, make up menus using pictures of different types of frozen treats, bowls, spoons, aprons, bowls, etc.
Themed Music and Movement Activities and Ideas to Get Your Preschoolers Movin' and Groovin!
Act It Out!
Have you made the Ice-Cream in a Can or a bag (listed under the Gross motor activities above)? If so, have the children act it out!
Pour in the milk. (Run in place) Now just a drop (squat down and up quickly) of vanilla. Now fit yourself into a bigger can or bag. Brrr...now lots of ice is around us! Now we are shaking! Or Now we are rolling! You get the idea!
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