Our secret family recipe for Cranberry Holiday Crisp!
Preheat oven to 350.
Mix fruit and nuts in a medium sized bowl. Pour into an 8 x 8 pan.
In another bowl mix the brown sugar and flour.
Cut in butter. Stir in oats. Sprinkle over the top of the cranberry mix.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
Let the Children create their own feast and explore how other cultures share this day.
Read: “Duck for Turkey Day” by Jacqueline Jules and Kathryn Mitter. Tuyet’s family is from Vietnam, and their family is having duck. She is worried about what her friends might think. But she finds out that many of her friends are having everything from roast beef to enchiladas. A great story to explore diversity as it is reflected in how Thanksgiving is celebrated in America.
Materials needed: Paper place mat, magazines with food pictures, crayons or markers.
Pictures of the different food groups, a paper plate to add that food to the foods they would like to eat at the Thanksgiving meal. Discuss the “My Plate” nutrition graph.
Directions: Discuss the “My Plate” food groups. After singing the song let the children create their own feast on to their paper place mat. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/