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Applesauce

imageHere is our applesauce ready to eat. We were a little worried that it wouldn’t be done in time but the students thought it tasted great!  They requested the recipe so here it is:

Crockpot Applesauce

15 apples peeled and sliced

1 cup water

1 cup sugar

2 tsp.  cinnamon

Put it all in a crockpot for four hours on High. We used a potato masher and left it a little chunky.

Have fun and enjoy!

Kindergarten News September 30–Apple Day

Our Apple Day began right after music class this morning.  The students and I used our Flex Room to do a taste test on three different kinds of apples.  Our Favorite Apples Graph results showed that five students liked red apples best, zero children liked yellow apples best and seven liked green apples best.

Our Weekly Reader was all about apples and how the trees are affected by the seasons.  We worked on the back page as a group activity.  The apple wheels we made illustrate first an apple seed, then a sprout, then a tree, then a tree with blossoms, then apples.  Have your child show you and tell you all about it.   We also read Crunchy Munchy and learned about Johnny Appleseed.

The students peeled Granny Smith apples for crock pot applesauce.  It took awhile but they were determined to have the sauce for afternoon snack.  We took turns measuring ingredients and then everyone had a chance to stir.  It turned out great and most students wanted seconds–this is a group of good eaters!  The recipe does not call for many ingredients and if you are home for a few hours it is a wonderful healthy snack to make with your child(ren).

At Center Time we used apple halves to make stamps with complementary colors:  green apples on red paper, red apples on green paper and yellow apples on purple paper.  We will finish these on Monday when we mount them on white paper and display them in the hall.

Having a Flex Room is helpful for doing special projects.  We were able to spread out and make a mess and then clean it up easily.  Best of all, the crock pot was in a safe place far way from students!

Have a great weekend!

Homework:  Weekly Reader back page