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Banana Pops


Banana Pops

[10 Minutes]

Bananas are one of children's favorite fruits. Enjoy sharing this tasty snack with your child.

You'll need:

• banana • craft sticks • cup of honey • puffed rice cereal • paper plate

What to do:

  1. Invite your child to pour the puffed rice on the plate.
  2. Let her peel a banana and cut it into bite-sized pieces with a plastic knife.
  3. Invite her to put a craft stick in the center of a piece of banana.
  4. Encourage her to dip the banana into the cup of honey.
  5. Next, invite your child to roll the piece of banana in the puffed rice to make a banana pop.
  6. Place in the refrigerator for half an hour to chill.
  7. Enjoy this snack together. Talk about the taste (sweetness) and texture (crunch).

Let's Talk: Ideas to Explore Together.

  • What color is the banana?
  • How does the honey taste?
  • What other foods are yellow?

Useful information:

While you are having fun together, this activity helps your child develop small muscle skills and eye/hand coordination.

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