Food & Fun


“Food & Fun,” Friend, February 2018

Food & Fun

Be sure to get an adult’s help.

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Friend Magazine, 2018/02 Feb

After-School Snack in a Jar

Fill a jar at night. After school the next day, add dressing and shake the jar to mix everything. Enjoy!

  • Choose your ingredients:

  • cooked white or brown rice

  • carrots cut into matchsticks

  • shredded cabbage

  • mandarin orange slices

  • green onions

  • cubed chicken, turkey, or pork

  • ginger dressing

Create your own combinations!

Catapult Construction

Launch small items like pebbles, cotton balls, and coins. What goes the farthest? Test different designs to see which one works best.

  1. Stack 5 craft sticks and wrap rubber bands on each end. Change the size of your catapult by using more or fewer sticks.

  2. Stack 2 more sticks together and wrap a rubber band on one end.

  3. Separate the sticks at the other end and fit the 5 sticks between them. Secure with a rubber band.

  4. Glue a bottle cap onto the end of the top stick. You’re ready for launch!