Oktoberfest begins around mid-September. Do you know what it is? Do you know the significance? These Oktoberfest Activities for Kids will help you teach your children all about this very interesting Holiday! This Holiday is a sixteen day festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, and Germany. Over 6 million people from around the world attend the festival every year. This Holiday started in the year 1810, and hopes to continue for a very long time.
Oktoberfest Activities for Kids
Oktoberfest Applegirl is a cute doll to make for this holiday. Her whole head is an apple! Of course this is a more difficult craft to do, the children will need your help.
Authentic German Potato Salad is something new to try. Of course we all love potato salad, so why not try it from a different place? All of the different flavors gives this recipe a great taste.
Sausage and Sauerkraut Fritters are the perfect party snack when the crispy sauerkraut fritters are dipped in sweet mustard sauce. You can fry them ahead of time and serve them at room temperature.
German Chocolate Cake is a huge dessert in Germany, especially during Oktoberfest. Of course we have tried German Cake, but it is nothing like the actual German Cake from Germany! Be sure to try this recipe.
The Toilet paper Roll craft is a three dimensional craft that is very fun for kids. Using an old toilet paper roll, and the print out from the link, the can color the craft and glue it on the toilet roll!
Let your kids create their own German Folk Hat. You’ll often see men and boys in traditional folk hats graced with a feather or an edelweiss, a delicate Alpine flower. The paper version of these hats are a great craft to celebrate the holiday.
These German Coloring Pages have so many different ones to choose from. Whether your kids want to color Germany itself, the Flag, or Musical Instruments, these coloring pages are free and a great activity for your children to learn more about Germany.