Let your preschoolers make
this delicious snack mix with a Christmas twist. They can each fill
two bags, giving one to a friend or family member and keeping the
You’ll need a large mixing bowl, large spoon, resealable plastic
bags, scoops and measuring cups, red ribbons, and the following
ingredients (yields 13 cups of mix).
3 cups Quaker Essentials Oatmeal Squares oatmeal cereal
3 cups Crispix corn-and-rice cereal
3 cups Wheat Chex wheat cereal squares
2 cups pretzel sticks
1 cup dried cherries
1 cup M&M’s chocolate pieces
Let kids mix all the ingredients in the bowl. Then have them scoop
out 1 cup per bag, seal the bags, and tie a ribbon around the top
with your help.
Have kids decide who they’ll give their extra treat to. As a
group, pray for those people by name, and then tell kids to deliver
their treats after church and explain to the recipients that all
the preschoolers prayed for them.
This article is excerpted from Children’s Ministry Magazine.
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