Make #5 – Food Activities for Kids

Banana Spiders – Simple, easy, affordable

What is Needed:

  • Pretzel sticks – for the legs
  • Banana (thick slices) or marshmallows – for the body
  • Raisins – for the eyes and nose
  • Coating (coco powder, cinnamon) – for the coating of the body

How To:

  1. Roll the banana into the coating. If using marshmallow instead, skip this step
  2. Arrange the pretzel legs into the body of the spider
  3. Add raisins for eyes and nose
  4. Eat!

Estimated Time: 10-15 minutes

Education:

Lesson about spiders — different parts of a spider, number of legs, their purpose

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Turkey Snack – Easy and festive for the holiday season

What is needed:

  • Clear plastic gloves
  • Popcorn, colored goldfish, pretzels, dry cereals, chex mix, nuts
  • Red and orange felt (optional)
  • Googly eyes (optional)
  • Markers (optional)
  • Glue (optional)
  • Scissors (optional)

How To:

  1. Fill each glove with any snacks of your preference
  2. Decorate the glove – Using the markers, draw the beak and eyes or cut and paste the felt on for the beak and glue on the googly eyes
  3. Enjoy!

Estimated Time: 5-10 minutes

Education:

Lesson about the history of Thanksgiving, helps with counting and sorting

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