Activity

Dirt Dessert!

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What You Need:

  • 3 or 4 chocolate sandwich cookies
  • ½ c. fruit yogurt or pudding
  • ½ c. of coconut
  • Green food coloring
  • 2 or 3 candy worms
  • Small empty yogurt container
  • Plastic bag

What You Do:

  1. Make “dirt” by crushing chocolate sandwich cookies in a plastic bag.
  2. Put about one third of the crushed cookies into the bottom of an empty yogurt container.
  3. Spread fruit yogurt on top of the cookies. This represents kitchen fruit scraps.
  4. Follow the yogurt with “grass cuttings”—a sprinkling of coconut that has been tinted green with food coloring.
  5. Hide a worm on top of the coconut.
  6. Complete your dessert by adding the remaining cookie crumbs and two more worms.
  7. Enjoy your compost treat!

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