Activity for an individual child
Age group: 18-40 months
Duration of activity: 10 minutes
- 1 apple
- Paper towel
- Tempera paint
- Shallow pie tin
- Light-colored construction paper
Celebrate harvest time with a bounty of fresh apples. This activity will help your child have fun with this popular fruit.
- Cut the apple in half crosswise. Dry off the inside with a paper towel.
- Pour a small amount of paint into the pie tin.
- Show your toddler how to grasp the apple to dip it into the paint. Have him press the painted apple on the paper to create a print. The effect will look a little like a star.