On the Trail to First Grade Trail Mix

trail mixMix it Yourself Trail Mix

This mix teaches counting.

There is no hard set recipe for this… just assemble a lot of different ingredients. Make sure they are small… not too sticky… and go along with any dietary restrictions you might face in your group.

I’ve given a few examples

Prep Time: 5 to 10 min teacher prep

Total Time: 10 to 15 min Kid time

Kindergarten trail mixIngredients Suggestions
Cereal Squares
Cereal O’s
mini marshmallows
pretzel sticks
nuts
raisins
dried cherries
dried cranberries
butterscotch chips
candy coated chocolates
any dried fruit bits really…

Instructions
Put each individual ingredient in a small bowl.
Next to the bowl you can write a number… this is how many of the item they can take.
Give each child a baggie or cup to do their mixing.
Let them go down the line putting a specific number of each ingredient in their container.
Once they are done… shake or stir…. then eat.

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