National Day Ice Popsicle

by Shafain

#Scienceofplay21

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

National Day Ice Popsicle

Learning Framework

  • 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

Materials

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Step 1

Smash the fruits in the bowl using a fork.

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Step 3

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!

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  • Ice popsicle mould

  • Bowl of juice

  • Bowl of fruits

  • Spoons

  • Fork

  • Bowl of plain yogurt

Step 2

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).

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