Make popsicles!

JulyStayCool_PS.jpg
 

Check out some of our favorite popsicle recipes, and help your preschooler make a tasty treat with a friend or for a friend! As you help them mix the ingredients together, talk about the different ways they can be a good friend this summer. You can freeze them in simple plastic cups with popsicle sticks or purchase some fun popsicle molds. Get creative and stay cool!

Banana Fudgsicle
From Jen Kossowan
What you need:
3 medium bananas, frozen
2 ½ Tbsp. cocoa
½ tsp. vanilla
1 ½ tsp. maple syrup (optional)

What you do:
Blend bananas in a food processor until they reach a thick, soft-serve consistency. Add the cocoa, vanilla, and maple syrup (optional) and blend again. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for 3–4 hours or until completely firm.

Pineapple Orange Banana
From Nora Taylor
What you need:
2 cups pineapple
3 ripe bananas
1 cup orange juice

What you do:
In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for 3–4 hours or until completely firm. 

Strawberry Watermelon
From Courtney Lopez
What you need:
2 cups watermelon
2 cups strawberries
1 lemon, juiced

What you do:
In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for 3–4 hours or until completely firm.