Summer Fun: Easy Homemade Ice Cream {Roll the Can}

What could be more fun during the summer than eating ice cream?  And even making ice cream can be a learning experience!

Kids Cooking Activities has easy ice cream recipes (scroll down):

  • Vanilla.
  • Chocolate.
  • Strawberry.
  • Peppermint.
  • Mint chocolate chip.
  • An easy ice cream version.

Use the “roll the can” method of making ice cream while learning the science behind how it works.  Easy directions are included that will work for any of the recipes above.

You might also try the individual “baggie” method of ice cream making, also included.

Finally, if you are still looking for more ice cream fun, make ice cream balls, or ice cream s’mores, or ice cream sandwiches, or ice cream pies — and top with one of the favorite sauce recipes.

Ice cream science … and yummy!

Additional Resources
Ice Cream Ball

Ice Cream Ball
We cheat and use this ready-to-go alternative. The principle is the same.

Ice Cream Shape Book
For narrating what was done, copywork, or just for fun.

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