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Making snacks related to books read during story time provides opportunities for your preschool and kindergarten students to practice following directions.
Skills: Following directions, sequencing, oral language, fine motor skills
Make this cute Pete the Cat snack together with your children. Look at the pictures together and discuss the steps. Use words like first, then, next, last.
What you need:
Knife (plastic if children are doing the cutting)
First, take one half of the English muffin and cut the top piece off.
Next, cut the top piece into three triangles.
Then, use two of the triangles to make the cat's ears.
Next, spread the blueberry jam on top of the muffin pieces.
Then, cut a banana slice and cut in half.
Add a raisin to each eye and a blueberry for the nose.
Last, add pretzel sticks for the cat's whiskers. Voila, you've got Pete the Cat!
Sing the song "Soft Kitty" as you eat your Pete the Cat snack.
Song: Soft Kitty
Soft kitty, warm kitty
Little ball of fur.
Lazy kitty, pretty kitty,
"Purr, purr, purr."
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