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Making Applesauce

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center:

Cooking

Topic:

Food

Content:

Science

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

7 apples
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
cinnamon
vegetable peeler
sharp knife (adult only)
large saucepan
stove



Instructions:

1. Let children help peel the apples. Remove the core from each one (adult
only).
2. Cook the apples in boiling water until tender.
Note: Supervise closely, and do not let children near the boiling water.
3. Drain the apples and let cool. Ask children to mash them with a fork.
4. Add sugar and a bit of cinnamon and mix. The applesauce is ready to eat!


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