Hope everyone is having a great Thanksgiving week, I know we are!! This activity I found on Sugardoodle.net, such a great resource for Young Womens and Primary, but also just for fun things to do with the kids. It is called a Blessing Mix, and we put some together last night for FHE, and I am taking them to the sisters I visit teach, along with having my YW put them together at our activity tomorrow. Here it is:
2 cups Bugles brand corn snacks
2 cups small preztels
1 cup candy corn
1 cup raisins/craisins
1 cup peanuts/sunflower seeds
1 cup M&M's
16 Hersheys kisses
In a large bowl mix all ingredients except for Hershey kisses. Place a 1/2 cup mixture in cellephane bag. Add one hershey kiss to each bag.
Then here is the little saying that goes with it. I printed it out, backed it on cute paper, and tied it to the cellephane bag with cute ribbon.
Bugles: Shaped like a cornucopia or Horn of Plenty. A symbol of our nations abundance.
Pretzels: Arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country.
Candy corn: The sacrifices of the Pilgrims' first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just few kernels of corn a day.
Nuts: Promise of future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.
M&M's: Memories of those who came before us to lead us into a blessed future.
Hershey's kiss: The love of family and friends that sweetens our lives.
Enjoy! Isn't it amazing their are so many wonderfully creative people out their that we can copy :)