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Homemade Applesauce

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center:

Cooking

Topic:

Food

Content:

Literacy

Area:

Language

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

PDF Available

Materials:

Apples
Newspaper
Folder labels
Marker
Baby food jars, one for each child
Apple stickers
Vegetable peeler
Knife (adult only)
Blender



Instructions:

1. Discuss with the children the different kinds of apples and ask them to bring
in their favorite type of apple from home.
2. Help the children spread newspaper over the table on which they will be
working.
3. Give the children folder labels and help them write their names on them.
4. Give each child a jar. Encourage him to put his folder label on it and decorate
it with apple-shaped stickers.
5. Peel, core, and slice the apples into pieces (adult only).
6. Help the children follow a handwritten recipe for blender applesauce.
7. Pour a small amount of applesauce into each child’s jar to take home.


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