Friday, May 15, 2015

May 15: Chocolate Chip Day

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In honor of Chocolate Chip Day, there are a number of desserts and snacks one could prepare. Here’s one of the best-known snacks with chocolate chips.


Trail Mix

Materials:

  • Chocolate chips
  • Peanuts (if kids aren’t allergic)
  • Raisins
  • Cereal
  • Pretzels
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Dried fruit
  • Mini-marshmallows
  • Butterscotch chips
  • Small paper cups
  • Spoons
  • Bowls

Directions:

  1. Children can prepare the different ingredients in a variety of cups or serving bowls.
  2. Children can then chose which ingredients they wish.
  3. For the best mix, they should take one spoon of an ingredient at a time.
  4. Stir!
Source(s): Toolbox Training book 100 Cooking Activities for Kids (activity F6). Other recipes in the book which use chocolate chips include activities B5, F5, F7, F8, H2, H9, I9, and I10.


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