Prairie Snack

Prairie Snack


  • Popcorn-this is considered a choking hazard for young children
  • Rice cereal
  • Corn cereal
  • Wheat cereal
  • Oat cereal
  • Raisins
  • Sunflower seeds

Pour the selected cereals into a large resealable plastic bag or cookie tin. Have the children take turns shaking the snack. Share the snack and talk about the conversion of prairies into crop land for growing grains.

Snack provided by:

Story County Conservation Board
Nature Boxes for Early Childhood Educators
Debbi Williams
56461 180th St.
Ames, IA 50010
Story County Conservation