Our Family Motto

We, the Peterson Family:

Promise to be honest in all we do and say,

Stand tall and righteous throughout each day.

Serve around the world and in our home,

Give thanks for blessings we’ve been shown.

We’ll work as a team with joy and love,

And honor our Heavenly Father above.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Week 3

Week 3: Healthy Bodies

*Suggested Reading*

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes and Other Action Rhymes
by Zita Newcome

Little Yoga: A Toddler's First Book of Yoga by Rebecca Whitford

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Clarabella's Teeth by An Vrombaut

The Gulps by Rosemary Wells

Items needed this week:

  • large sheets of butcher block paper (child-sized)
  • black permanent marker
  • paper
  • glue or tape
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Yarn
  • Paper Plates
  • Various Collage Materials of Your choosing
  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 c. red seedless grapes
  • 1/3 c. green seedless grapes
  • 2/3 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup nonfat yogurt
  • ¼ c. dried coconut, shredded
  • knife
  • 2 wooden skewer sticks
  • large plate
  • Two large Styrofoam blocks
  • glue or tape

Preparations to be made: Healthy Body Blue Berry Pancakes


  • ¾ c. flour
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. margarine
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ c. milk
  • ½ c. blueberries, washed and drained
  • extra margarine for the pan


  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • large bowl
  • mixing spoon
  • saucepan
  • medium-size bowl
  • whisk
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula


  1. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Set the bowl aside.
  2. Melt the margarine in a small saucepan.
  3. Crack the egg into a medium-size bowl, then add the milk and melted margarine.
  4. Whisk egg mixture until it is well mixed.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Whisk again until both mixtures are blended together.
  6. Put extra margarine in the saucepan and heat it on the stovetop on medium heat. It is hot enough when the margarine starts to bubble.
  7. Use a measuring cup or a small ladle to spoon the batter into the pan. Put some blueberries on top of each pancake.
  8. Cook your pancakes on medium heat until small bubbles appear on the top.
  9. Use a spatula to see when your pancakes are light brown on the bottom. When they are, flip them over with the spatula.
  10. Cook for another few minutes until the pancakes are light brown on the other side.
  11. Remove your pancakes and put them on plates to enjoy!

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