Roll-a-Snack

by Amy on January 8, 2009

When the pantry starts to fill-up with various odd and ends of crackers, cereal, raisins, etc., we like to dump it all together into a yummy snack mix.  Sometimes, we even make it into a game – a little math with your snack!

rollasnack
I call it Roll-a-Snack.  All you need are various snacks (nuts, dried fruit, crackers, pretzels, cereal, chocolate chips, etc.) and dice.  Roll the dice and count out that number of the first snack item into your bowl.  Roll again and count out the second item.  Keep rolling till you have all the treats in your own personal snack mix.  Sometimes, we even count the total amount of snacks before we eat.  Still hungry?  Do it again!
Have fun!

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Thrilled by the Thought January 8, 2009 at 8:57 pm

How fun! I’m lazy- I want someone else to make me a snack like this!

Sheila at Dodging Raindrops January 9, 2009 at 10:04 am

That’s a fun idea! What is the container you used? Thanks.

Clemencia January 9, 2009 at 10:39 am

Wow! excellent idea, defenetly have to do it with my little one :) thanks

Julie January 9, 2009 at 7:14 pm

What a fun snack game – my kids would love it :)

Kristin January 10, 2009 at 6:29 am

This is such a clever idea! We will have to give this a try. :)
Also wanted to let you know that my blog has changed locations, and I am having a Grand-Re-Opening giveaway of Jewelry & Starbucks cards, so stop on by if you get a chance! :)

Laura Lambert January 10, 2009 at 6:35 am

Hi Amy! I nominated your blog for a little award. You can read about it here.
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tiffany January 11, 2009 at 4:49 am

Thanks for the clever idea!

Megret January 12, 2009 at 5:46 pm

I love this idea! I will be trying it with my two.
By the way, I’ve nominated you for the Kreativ Blogger Award — http://www.musesofmegret.com/2009/01/12/kreativ-award-so-maybe-i-do-still-have-it/
Have a great week!

CC January 13, 2009 at 4:35 pm

You are my inspiration. And I totally have those dice.

Amber January 23, 2009 at 4:44 pm

I love this! My daughter wants to snack incessantly. This will help drag out the snacks and hopefully give her a chance to feel full before she asks for more. Thanks :)

Subha September 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Great idea! what container is it that you have used here?

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