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what to bring to preschool for snack?

any thoughts? its dairy month, and they've already done TONS of yogurt and cubed, sliced, stringed cheese. something fun, that 4 yr olds will like, and semi-healthy.

give me some ideas PLEASE :)

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acounard

Asked by acounard at 12:27 PM on Dec. 20, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I would bring ice cream cups. I know you said healthy, although when my son was this age his doctor said give him ice cream because it is a great source of calcium for kids and they like it. I could never get him drink milk or yogurt.
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 12:29 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Smoothies? (Blended milk with fruit) IDK that's all I can think of that's different lol
    bseastrand

    Answer by bseastrand at 12:30 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Sounds tricky-pudding, fruit and cottage cheese, strawberry milk, bread and butter....
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:30 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Could you send the ingredients and directions to make their own ice cream (with teacher's permission, of course)?


    http://crafts.kaboose.com/ice-cream-in-a-bag.html

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:32 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • ORANGE CREAM CHILLER:

    Dairy treat: It is also calcium and Vitamin C rich.

    Ingredients:
    3 ounces orange juice concentrate
    1 cup any milk
    1/2 cup nonfat Greek style plain yogurt
    1 small frozen banana or 3 frozen strawberries
    1 teaspoon honey
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Servings: 2
    Prep time about: 10 minutes
    You can make more by doubling recipe.

    Preparation:
    Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 12:35 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • HOT PIZZA DIP

    Has lots of dairy ingredients.... SUPER fun for kids to eat.

    Ingredients:
    6 ounces light cream cheese
    1/2 cup light sour cream
    1 teaspoon oregano
    1/2 cup pizza sauce
    1 cup shredded low-moisture, part-skim Mozzarella cheese
    1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    1/4 cup diced red peppers
    1/4 cup sliced green onions
    whole-wheat bread sticks or crackers
    Servings: 10
    Prep Time about: 10 minutes
    Cook time about: 15 minutes


    Preparation:
    Combine cream cheese, sour cream and oregano in bowl. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly into a small pie plate or quiche pan. Top with pizza sauce, cheeses, peppers and onions. Bake at 350° F for 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve with whole-wheat breadsticks or crackers.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 12:37 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • More Dairy ideas:

    Cheese Kabo:
    Alternate small slices of apples and Cheddar
    cheese squares on wooden skewers.

    Cherry Tomato Crunchers :
    Top whole-wheat crackers with Mozzarella cheese
    then sliced cherry tomatoes.
     
    Honey Fruit Dip:
    Mix fat-free yogurt with a dollop of honey for a
    sweet fruit dip.

    Simple Shortcake:
    Dunk cubes of angel food cake in strawberry yogurt
    for a heavenly treat.

    Okay this is the last of any ideas I can give... hope you find some useful... good luck :D
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 12:40 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Home-made trail mix. Cheerios, dried fruit, fruit snacks, goldfish, pretzels, m&ms, teddy grahram, nuts. You can add any of the above or anything that you can think of. This is always a favorite in my classroom!
    crazy4u49033

    Answer by crazy4u49033 at 12:50 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • Muffins or apple cookies. Fruit Slices with dip. Fruit salad with whipped cream.
    crazy4u49033

    Answer by crazy4u49033 at 12:52 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

  • cream cheese and bagels?
    acounard

    Comment by acounard (original poster) at 2:17 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

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