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Noodle Nests

12 oz bag chow mein noodles
3 tbsp margarine
3 tasp creamy peanut butter
3 c. mini marshmallows
peanut M&Ms (eggs for nest)
muffin tins with paper liners

1. Melt margarine over low heat and gradually stir in peanut butter, then slow add marshmallows and stir until melted and smooth.
2. Remove mixture from low heat and add noodles and stir until noodles are coated.
3. Spoon mixture into paperlined muffin tins.
4. Use back of spoon or fingertips to shape nest.
5. When nests are cool, place 2 eggs (or more if you wish) in each.

Thanks to The Mailbox and Shryleen Back of Donnelsville Elementary in Ohio.


The following worksheets are provided for your use by

ABC order of Baby Ducks in Make Way For the Ducklings
Duck Patterning Worksheet
Blank Duck Patterning Worksheet
My Mallard Book
Duck Patterns (for cutting -- 4 sizes)
Color the Ducks
Count The Ducks
Build A Nest
Number the Story - counting
Number the Story -- coloring (teacher led)
Duck Pond Math
Duck Journal Template
Make Way For The Tidal Basin -- mapping

These following worksheets are found at various locations on the internet.

Duck Pattern From Hubbarb's Cupboard
This is a powerpoint egg poem provided by Melanie Corn -- THANK YOU!!
Enchanted Learning has Mallard Duck info as well as a printable blackline master.
Words to 5 Little Ducks -- Blackline From K-Blackline. (click here for a great K resource booklet)
Baby Bird Math -- not ducks, but a cute math activity