National Day Ice Popsicle

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination and control
  • Intellectual - Ordering, patterning, hypothesizing, predicting, measuring, observing, comparing (i.e. before and after - tastes and states of ingredients), exploring and trying out something new (i.e. blending and mixing of ingredients), using language and vocabulary for discussions and interactions
  • Emotional - Engagement, Appreciation
  • Social - Sharing experience with family members, interaction with family members while participating in activity
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What’s a good dessert to cool ourselves on this sunny island? Ice Popsicles of course! Create your own ice popsicles in the theme of the our very own Singapore's National flag.
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
< 15 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Ice popsicle mould
  • Bowl of juice
  • Bowl of fruits
  • Spoons
  • Fork
  • Bowl of plain yogurt

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Smash the fruits in the bowl using a fork.

Step 3

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Put the mashed fruits, yogurt, and some juice in the Ice Popsicle mould. Allow your child to decide the order of ingredients he/she prefers to put in the mould. Encourage patterning (i.e. yogurt – fruit – yogurt – juice).

Step 4

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You may now place your filled-mould in the freezer. Allow it to harden for a few hours and you can enjoy your Ice Popsicle!

Ask the Kids

What happens when we mix all the ingredients together?

What other fruits can we use for this activity?

Do you think all fruits produce their own coloured juice when being smashed?

How can we make a rainbow Ice Popsicle using fruits with different coloured juice?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below