Cooking with Kids-Fruit Pizza Recipe

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.

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.

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.

Cooking with Kids-Fruit Pizza Recipe

kids at the table spreading cream cheese sauce on graham crackers to make fruit pizza recipe for 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.

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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!

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fruit pizza making at the table, kids putting fruit on top of pizza



 

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.

girls sitting at a table spreading cream cheese on graham crackers

Healthy fruit pizza recipe

Fun Fruit Pizza
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Yummy and easy snack for kids made from healthy foods.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cooking with kids, fruit pizza,
Servings: 8
Author: Christina Kamp
Ingredients
  • 8 Graham crackers
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 T. maple syrup
  • Assorted sliced fruits
Instructions
  1. Wash hands and have kids wash theirs.
  2. Mix cream cheese and maple syrup. (you could substitute yogurt for this sauce)
  3. Spread sauce on graham cracker
  4. Top with assorted "pizza" toppings, (sliced fruits)

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Cooking with Kids-Fruit Pizza Recipe

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