This Apple Rainbow snack is a really simple recipe and a ton of fun for kids to make.
Apples, Apples, Apples by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace is a wonderful book to read to children about apples and apple picking, and there are so many great activities to go along with the book, like this Apple Rainbow snack recipe for kids. This Apple Rainbow snack is a really simple recipe and a ton of fun for kids to make. It's also perfect for an Apple theme unit. Cooking helps children learn about nutrition and build their literacy, math, social and fine motor skills which makes cooking an excellent activity for preschoolers and kindergarteners. So, what are you waiting for? Let's shake and bake an Apple Rainbow!
Cooking supplies you will need:
- Jello in Rainbow colours (cherry, grape, blueberry, lime, lemon, orange)
- Ziploc bags
- Paper plates
Peel and cut apples into bit size pieces.
Instruct the children to add 1/4 of a jello flavor packet into a Ziploc bag.
Next, have the children add apple slices to the Ziploc bag. Close the bag and have the children shake the bag!
Have the children repeat the process with the other jello flavors, till all the rainbow colours are done.
Once done, have the children lay the apples slices in a rainbow-shape on a paper plate.
Take a moment to admire the Apple Rainbow and then munch away!
And, voila, the children have now made an Apple Rainbow snack! A simple, easy and healthy snack for kids to enjoy as an afternoon treat. And, just perfect for an Apple theme unit!
While the kids are working on their Apple Rainbow snack, play A Is For Apple song for kids in the background.
A Is For Apple song for kids is a cute complement to this super fun kids apple baking activity, and a fun way to review the alphabet with the children.
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