Before or after reading a wonderful bear themed book like Bear Gives Thanks you will want have your kids make this yummy bear snack. This bear snack features food bears love to eat and food that resemble objects from bear books.
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- 1 cup dried berries (Bears like the one in Blueberries for Sal love berries.)
- 1 cup granola (Porridge like the Goldilocks and the Three Bears enjoy at is made with grain.)
- 1 cup goldfish (Bears like in The Berenstain Bears: Gone Fishin’ love fish)
- 1 cup of Chex™ cereal (Bears like the bear in Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! need to find pillow and place to sleep.)
Directions for Mixing the Snack
You will want to explain to your children why each of the ingredients in included in the mix. Then you will want to add one ingredient at a time to a mixing bowl. After adding all the ingredients, you can have your children mix the ingredients together. Your children can each take a turn at stirring t or a small group of children to stir the bear snack mix together.
If you think they will have trouble blending all the ingredients, you can have them used salad tongs to toss and mix them together.
When you have the ingredients thoroughly mix, you can serve the mix on a napkin or in a cup wrapped in a bear snack cup wrapper.
If you like this bear snack idea, here are some other ways to explore bear books.