Brown Bear Banana Bread Treats!
to "B" week at our school, where the focus has been on beans, beads, bears and
the color brown!
our speech and language group lesson this week, we made our own very round and
very delicious "Brown Bear" face. I developed the idea after I Googled "bear
recipes for kids" and a polar
bear recipe came up! It requires a rice cake, cottage cheese, raisins, Oreo
sandwich cookies and banana slices to make a sweet little polar bear face. See
the link for an adorable picture!
we needed to make BROWN bears this week, I decided to "tweak" the recipe plan.
Here is what we used to
make our "Brown Bear Banana Bread" treats!
pudding (we used pre-made pudding in the plastic containers)
bread (/b/ word!)
(another /b/ word!)
Here are the steps we
child was given a piece of cinnamon bread and a round cookie cutter. Using the
cookie cutter, the students pressed down and cut a circle into their piece of
cinnamon bread. (We talked about "circles" and clapped out the words "brown bear.")
everyone was given a scoop of chocolate pudding and a plastic knife and was
instructed to spread the pudding on the bread. (Hence, our brown bear!)
they were given one vanilla wafer and were told to place it at the bottom of
the circle to make the bear's nose.
the children were each given two Cheerios and asked to place them above the
wafer (or nose!) to give the bear its two eyes.
- They were then given two banana slices and asked
to place them at the top of the circle to give the bear its ears.
the students enjoyed tasting their yummy homemade brown bear banana bread
the left over corners of bread to go outside and feed the birds for "B" week!
each step for the children and have a pre-made "brown bear" for the children to
see before beginning the activity!