Wednesday, September 10, 2014


The kids want a snack..
You want them to eat nutritiously... 
They need a little fun and excitement
 along with an activity to exert some of their abundance of physical energy. 

Below is a perfect solution!

It takes just a little time, but produces big results.
It is also an activity that can be made independently by older children.
Add a little music for your "shaking" and you have the perfect snack/activity.
So, grab a spoon from the drawer, a box of instant pudding mix, an empty container with a secure lid, a willing child;  add some music and let the fun begin!

(I like to use empty plastic peanut butter jars.  The lids screw on, you can see inside and they are eay to pour from.  However any container with a lid that fits on securely will work.)

Happy "shakin, snackin"!

Photo:  Property of Hidden Splendor©

Shake-A-Pudding Cups

Hidden Splendor © 2014

Would you like to have a small amount of pudding, but don’t want to make an entire box?
 Below are the ratio’s needed to 
prepare just the right amount  for single snack size servings.

Ingredients needed:  1 box instant pudding mix, milk, container with a secure lid, and a teaspoon size spoon from your silverware drawer (NOT a measuring spoon)
Directions:  Add desired amount of pudding mix and milk together inside a securely closed container and shake for several minutes until well blended.  Open and enjoy!
1/4 cup milk + 2 spoons of instant pudding mix
1/2 cup milk + 4 spoons of instant pudding mix
1 cup milk + 8 spoons of instant pudding mix

Inspired from the book:
Miraculous, Magical Moments in Minutes:

Over 500 Quick, Easy Activities for Adults and Children to Share

by Becky Baxa
Available from
in both Kindle and Paperback versions

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