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Ant Hill and Ants on a Log Snacks

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Ants On A Log

Ingredients

Celery sticks cut into 2-inch lengths

Carrot sticks cut in half lengthwise and in 2-inch sections

Peanut butter

Cream cheese

Raisins

 Spread cream cheese or peanut butter on one side of the celery and carrot sticks.  Place the marching ants (raisins) along the top. 

From Nature Boxes for Early Childhood Educators, Debbi Williams, Story County Conservation Board

Ants on a Log

Ingredients

Celery            

Peanut butter            

Raisins

  

Cut up celery. Spread peanut butter on each piece. Add raisins to the peanut butter all the way up the slice.  You can substitute large pretzel sticks for the celery or cream cheese for the peanut butter.

From Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, Woodbury County Conservation Board

 

Ant Hill Treats

Ingredients

Chocolate-covered raisins

Crushed cookie crumbs

One cup per child

 

Place several ants (chocolate-covered raisins) in a cup.  Add the soil (crushed cookie crumbs).  Uncover the ants with a spoon and enjoy.

From Nature Boxes for Early Childhood Educators, Debbi Williams, Story County Conservation Board

 

 

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