Tuesday, July 15, 2008

ABC Snack Ideas

Snack time is an opportunity to experience new foods, learn table manners, extend our learning of the alphabet, practice counting and sorting, etc. Please bring commercially prepared food products in unopened packages (leftovers will be returned to you) Try to include foods from two different food groups (if one of the items is a goodie/desert item, be sure to include a healthy food as well).
A - apples, Alpahbits Cereal, animal crackers
B - bananas, bread, berries, bagels, blueberry muffins
C - carrots, cheese, crackers, cookies, Cheerios, Cocopuffs, corndogs
D - donuts, Ding Dongs, dinosaur shaped fun fruits or crackers
E - eggs, English muffins, eggrolls, Eggo waffles
F - fruit, fish crackers, fries, fortune cookies, fish sticks
G - grapes, granola bars, Go-gurt, graham crackers, green food
H - ham, honey, hot dogs, Honey Nut Cheerios, Ho-Ho's, hot chocolate
I - ice cream, Italian Ice
J - Jell-O, juice, jam, jelly, jerky, julius, jelly beans
K - kiwi, Kix Cereal, kabobs (fruit)
L - lemonade, lettuce, Life Cereal, licorice
M - macaroni and cheese, melon, milk, muffins, marshmallows, M&M's, milk shakes
N - nuts, noodles, noodle soup, nachos, nectarines, nuggets(chicken)
O - oranges, Oreos, Spaghetti-O's, oatmeal, octopus (a fun snack made with hotdogs)
P - pancakes, pizza, popcorn, potato chips, pineapple, pudding, peaches, pretzels, popsicles
Q - NesQuik, quesadillas, Quaker granola bars
R - raisins, Rice Krispie Treats, Ramen noodles, Ritz crackers, ravioli, rice cakes
S - sandwiches, strawberries, string cheese, soup, saltine crackers
T - tacos, tater tots, toast, turkey, tortilla chips, Tricuit crackers
U - upsidedown cake, 7-Up
V - vegetables, vanilla wafers, vanilla pudding
W - watermellon, whipped cream, Wheat Thins crackers, waffles
X - KiX cereal, x-shaped pretzels, squirt cheese "x" on crackers
Y - yogurt, yellow foods
Z - zoo animal crackers, ziti pasta

1 comment:

Cindy Quick said...

these are great ideas - wish I had these when Hayden was in Preschool. We had to share the snack for U and couldn't think of anything - great suggestions!