Blanket Time – June 2013 Week 5

What is Blanket Time? Find a description in the first post here.

Want to see other Blanket Time and Activity plans? Find an index here.

The Campsite - Camping June 2013

The Campsite – Camping June 2013

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Next Week’s Blanket Time & Activity Plan

Theme: Water

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MONDAY

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TUESDAY

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WEDNESDAY

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THURSDAY

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FRIDAY

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Extra Activities:

Next Week’s Meal Plan

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B and friend, A, throwing rocks in the water at our campsite….ALL WEEKEND.

Breakfast

  1. Banana Muffins
  2. Eggs x2, toast, glass of milk
  3. Cereal + Yogurt x2
  4. Blueberry Pancakes x2

Lunch

  1. Dinner Leftovers, salad or veggie
  2. Fish sticks, salad or veggie
  3. Grilled Cheese, salad or veggie
  4. PB & J Sandwich, salad or veggie

Dinner

  1. Penne Past with Spaghetti Sauce from this Lasagna recipe (from freezer), salad or veggie x2
  2. Strip Steaks, fries, salad or veggie
  3. Chicken Sausages (from freezer), salad or veggie x2
  4. Baked Parmesan Tomatoes on Toasted Italian Bread, salad or veggie
  5. Tomato, Mozzarella, and Avocado Salad (for Lancaster County Cookbook Club)

Snacks/Drinks/Sides

  1. Yogurt
  2. Cheese cubes
  3. Other snacks already on hand
  4. Fruits/Veggies
  5. Ambrosia Salad (for Facebook Cookbook Club)

Fruit/Veggies to Buy on Sale

  1. Peaches
  2. Plums
  3. Bananas
  4. Sweet Corn
  5. Yellow/Green Squash (grill or puree for smoothies)

Dessert

  1. Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars 

Blanket Time – June 2013 Week 1

What is Blanket Time? Find a description in the first post here.

Want to see other Blanket Time and Activity plans? Find an index here.

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B and Buddy, J

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Next Week’s Blanket Time & Activity Plan

Theme: Bugs

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MONDAY

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TUESDAY

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WEDNESDAY

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THURSDAY

  • Good Morning Song
  • Bible Story: The Story of Creation (My Take-Along Bible)
  • Song/Poem/Book: Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • Video

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FRIDAY

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Extra Activities:

  • Make Butterflies: Color a coffee filter with washable markers & spray lightly with water, all the colors will run together. Now pinch the filter in the middle until it resembles butterfly wings. Place this in a clothespin. Add pipe cleaner antennae. {via Pamm’s House}
  • Move Like A Bug: Show the children how to move like a cricket, ant, grasshopper, spider, etc. {via Pamm’s House}
  • Play Cacoon. Take turns rolling up in a blanket like a cacoon. {via Pamm’s House}
  • Watch Planet Earth – Bugs
  • Make Ants on a Log for snack

Strawberry Picking

B and I went strawberry picking last week at one of the local farms.  What a cool experience!
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I would pick them and put them into the carton…and of course, B would take them out of the carton and throw them back into the plants. 🙂 Oh well.  We eventually filled them all.

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We went with some friends and these are their adorable babies hanging out.

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These were some of the best strawberries I’ve ever tasted.

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Then we used our fresh strawberries to make strawberry freezer jam.  Yum!

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LOTS of it!

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