Sunday, August 31, 2014

August 31: Trail Mix Day

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Consider these ingredients in allowing kids to make their own trail mix.


Trail Mix Day

Materials:

  • Raisins
  • Peanuts *
  • Other nuts *
  • Cheerios or other similar cereals
  • Chex mix
  • Puffed rice cereal
  • Pretzels
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Dried fruit
  • Chocolate chips
  • M&M’s
  • Mini-marshmallows
  • Butterscotch chips
  • Cheese bits
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Small paper cups
  • spoons

Directions:

  1. * Be aware of children’s allergies. It may be necessary to omit nuts from the list.
  2. Children can mix ingredients of their choosing to make individual trail mixes.
  3. For the best possible mix, kids should put a spoonful of each desired ingredient in their cups at a time.
  4. Stir!
  5. If you plan to be in the heat, omit items like chocolate chips, marshmallows, and butterscotch chips.

Source(s): 100 Cooking Activities for Kids


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