Google+ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Apple Smiles, Cinnamon Apple Spice Play Dough & Cookie Cutter Print A

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Apple Smiles, Cinnamon Apple Spice Play Dough & Cookie Cutter Print A

I LOVE all the fun we've been having with our Apples Theme!
I could spend all month on this theme and still not do everything I want to cover.

Here's a peek at a few more activities we've enjoyed this week:

Kid Friendly Snack: Apple Smiles
This is such a quick, easy, kid-friendly and fun snack!


What You Need:
apple slices ( 2 for each smile)
marshmallows
peanut butter, almond butter, marshmallow fluff, nutella or other spread

What to Do:
1. smear spread on apple slices
2. add marshmallows (teeth) to one slice
3. cover with remaining apple slice
4. ENJOY!

This snack was a major HIT in our home!




Activity: Letter A Apple Cookie Cutter Painting


What You Need:
small apple cookie cutter
red paint
white paper
pencil


What To Do:

1. If child can have them write a large A on the white paper


2. use the apple cookie cutter dipped in paint to trace over the letter A




Homemade Cinnamon Apple Spice Play Dough

Recipe:
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
4 tsp cream of tartar
5 tsp apple pie spice
4 tsp cinnamon
2 cups water
2 tbsp. oil
red food coloring

What to Do:

1. combine dry ingredients into saucepan.


2. add water & oil.
3. mix well
4. cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until dough forms
5. remove from heat & allow to cool
6. knead dough & store in ziplock bag


Play Dough Apples

After we made our play dough - the Lil Divas wanted to play (of course!)

The Oldest Diva decided she wanted to make apples - so we did!

What You Need:
red play dough
brown and green pipe cleaners

What to Do:
1. cut brown pipe cleaners into small stems
2. cut green pipe cleaners and make leaves
3. roll balls using the red play dough
4. add stems and leaves


we also used our apple shaped cookie cutters





Books We Read:





What fun have you been having with apples?
Bern

10 comments:

  1. I love love love those apple smile snacks. So cute. I keep coming across different apple books to read. I'd love to do another week of apples, but I should probably get moving on to our next book.
    So many great ideas! Thanks for sharing

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  2. I love all the apple activities! Especially the play dough apples

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  3. What wonderful book! I bet the playdough smelled great!

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  4. Love your apple teeth, and the apple prints are wonderful. My 2 year old loves letters, great activity for him.
    Thanks!

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  5. That apple playdough is awesome! We've got pumpkin playdough in our line-up for this week, and we're really excited about it! And your apple teeth are way too cute! :)

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  6. Oh my! So many different activities! The teeth are hilarious and I bet the apple playdough was gorgeous!

    Thank you for liking to Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

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  7. i have never seen this post til today and we made apples out of playdough last year. It was a lot of fun. Fun mamas think alike,hehe. off to pin this and your fall round up!

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  8. I love it. It's really a good activity for my kid. Thanks for your sharing

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