Sep 20

Circles and Squares Snack

by Hannah Holt »


Practice shapes while making this tasty treat.

Print these directions.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 2 graham cracker squares
  • peanut butter
  • a butter knife

Step 1: Slice the bananas into circles, like this… (little ones will need help)

Step 2: Put the banana circles and a dollop of peanut butter onto your plate. Then spread the peanut butter onto the crackers (little ones will also need help with spreading).

Step 3: Place one to three banana slices onto each graham cracker square.

Step 4: Great work! Enjoy eating your circles and squares snack.

Just for fun… What other shapes and colors can you find around the kitchen?

Sep 06

Martian Munch

by Hannah Holt »


In this easy kitchen craft, vegetables become Martians and then Martians disappear…

Print these directions.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • dollop cream cheese or peanut butter

Step 1: Have an adult cut the vegetables into pieces, like this…

Step 2: Put the vegetable pieces on your plate. Use the cucumber cuts to form the Martian’s head and body. Carrots for arms and legs. Raisins for ears, eyes, and mouth.

Step 3: Add a dollop of cream cheese or peanut butter to your plate.

Step 4: Dip your vegetable pieces into the cream cheese or peanut butter and gobble up your Martian. YUM!

Just for fun… What else can you make?