Activity:

Banana Ghosts

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What You Need:

  • Bananas
  • Marshmallow cream (or try vanilla yogurt for a healthier version!)
  • Freezer
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Colorful straws
  • Knife
  • Plate

What You Do:

  1. Have your child peel the bananas.
  2. Let her use the blunt knife to cut each banana in half.
  3. Gently have her push a colorful straw through the bottom of each banana. Make sure the straw does not go all the way through the fruit.
  4. Encourage her to use the knife to spread marshmallow cream all over the bananas.
  5. Lay the bananas flat on a plate.
  6. Have her place two mini chocolate chips on the banana ghosts to create eyes.
  7. Put the bananas in the freezer.
  8. While you're waiting for your banana ghosts to harden, check out these worksheets, coloring pages, and printable games:
  9. After about 15 minutes check on your ghosts. They should be just about ready!
  10. Remove the ghosts after the marshmallow cream has hardened.
  11. Share with family and friends!

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