Well, Friends, most of you know I’m a kindergarten teacher. I also have two kids at home, one of them being a kindergartener. Many of the activities I do at school, I also do at home. So, when we had “apple week” in kindergarten we had apple week at home too.
We also made applesauce at school and at home. At school, we let the apples cook all day in a crockpot until they were soft. At home, we just cooked them in a pan with a little water. They were soft in about 20 minutes. We add a little sugar, a little cinnamon, and suddenly the house (or classroom) smells amazing.
I like to make my applesauce with a food press. The kids love smooshing the applesauce out. It’s great for kids to see how our food is made. Applesauce doesn’t just magically appear in a Tree Top container at the grocery store.