Chocolate Activities & Fun Ideas for Kids

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You have come to the right place if you are looking for fun, engaging and exciting Chocolate themed activities to do with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Our activities are widely used by teachers, moms, dads, child care providers and more!

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Chocolate Arts and Crafts

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Chocolate-Scented Play Dough
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup salt
1/2 tablespoon cream of tartar
1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 cup boiling water

Mix the dry ingredients.
Add the oil and boiling water.
Stir quickly, mixing well.
When cool, mix with your hands.
Store in an airtight container.

 

Chocolate Games and Activities

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Hershey’s Kiss Hunt
You can play this game during Valentine’s Day parties and even Christmas parties. Just hide Hershey Kisses around your room and have the children search for them.
P.S. Make sure you count the number that you hide and if they are not in easier places (or in plain sight), write down were they are placed, just in case some are not found.

Finger Painting in Chocolate Pudding
Mix up a batch of instant chocolate pudding. Dish onto one plate for each child (white Styrofoam plates work best). Let the children “finger paint” on the plate. Let them lick their fingers (and the plate) when they are done painting. Keep the camera close, this creates some chocolaty faces.

Science – Melted Chocolate
See how quickly the melted chocolate sets in small molds. Use a stop watch to time it. And then of course eat them after the experiment!

Collage
Use empty chocolate wrappers to create a collage. You could use Easter eggs wrappers as well as everyday chocolate bars. Makes a very shiny picture.

 

Chocolate Recipes and Snacks

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Mud Cups
chocolate pudding (made to directions)
crushed chocolate cookies (dirt)
gummie worms or bugs
Fill small bowl/cup with chock pudding cover with layer of cookie crumbs for dirt add a worm or two for a great mud pie.

Other Chocolate Foods
Chocolate chip cookies
Chocolate cake
Chocolate milk
For those that have chocolate allergies, there is a product out there called Carob. It tastes almost identical to chocolate, and a lot of grocery stores carry Carob-coated products and candy.

Rocky Road Cookies
Perfect for use with leftover Easter candy! Get any chocolate chip cookie recipe, and cut the amount of chips in half and crush, cut up break or shave candies into mix and stir. Set oven for 375 bake until done according to recipe.

 

Chocolate Songs, Poems and Finger Plays

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Chocolate
I know a treat I like a lot
and chocolate is its name-o.
C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E,
C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E,
C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E,
And chocolate is its name-o!

 

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