Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue!
Perk up your family’s interest in all things patriotic with an amazing all-American snack. Making this graham cracker fruit flag can be a delicious way to introduce the American symbols and values that are meaningful for your family. For older children, you can use the activity to talk about the importance of our flag. Encouraging your child to express their thoughts about how they feel about being a part of a community can also promote emotional intelligence and empathy. This is an important part of learning and social development. This easy and tasty recipe makes it possible for you to share special bonding time while your child practices fine motor strength, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving. It looks beautifully delicious, and it may even inspire your family to proudly fly Old Glory in your yard. Be sure to research the do’s and don’ts of flag etiquette if you do!
– Graham Crackers
1. Wash the blueberries and strawberries, and slice the strawberries into small “stripes”
2. Spread the yogurt on top of the graham crackers
3. Place about 4 blueberries onto the top left corner of the graham cracker
4. Place the sliced strawberries onto the graham cracker to complete the American flag graham cracker treat!