If you’re looking for an easy activity for kids, try mini fruit pizzas. Use this fruit pizza recipe and vary it however it works with what you have at home. It just takes a little planning to learn how to teach kids cooking classes.
Make some pizza sauce and add toppings, what could be easier. Kids LOVE to spread their own stuff and slice their own stuff. They love working with food. And there are so many benefits of cooking with kids.
Cutting and spreading are great fine motor skill builders, but kids will just think they are having fun. Guess what? They are! You can give them a butter knife to spread the cream with and they can use the same knife to slice bananas, grapes, and cut apple slices into smaller pieces. It’s great for kids to be able to do things on their own. This snack even allows them to be creative in how they want it to look and taste.
Healthy snacks for kids
Who knows when you may be teaching the next great chef? One of your kiddos might end up on Iron Chef America someday and they will remember you letting them use a butter knife in preschool to make this fruit pizza recipe for kids!
Pizza activities for toddlers
What kid doesn’t want to eat something called a fruit pizza recipe for kids? I don’t know many. Most kids love fruit and most kids love to “cook”. This fruit pizza recipe for kids teaches kids fine motor skills, taking turns, counting, even fractions when you break the graham crackers in half to make a square “pizza crust”. And it takes delicious!
Kids love pizza and making any kind of pizza activities for toddlers is always a big hit. Think about all of the pizza ideas you could come up with. The crust ideas are unlimited, the sauce ideas are unlimited and the topping ideas are unlimited for pizza activities.
Other pizza activities for toddlers could be building toy pizzas with plastic pizza toys or even making a felt or paper pizza making kit. There are cool pizza books as well such as Pizza is for puppies. Try some pizza activity ideas on your kids and you’ll see what I mean.
Healthy fruit pizza recipe
- 8 Graham crackers
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 2 T. maple syrup
- Assorted sliced fruits
Wash hands and have kids wash theirs.
Mix cream cheese and maple syrup. (you could substitute yogurt for this sauce)
Spread sauce on graham cracker
Top with assorted “pizza” toppings, (sliced fruits)
Don’t forget to pin for later
Cooking activities with preschoolers
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