Preschoolers hear and play with sounds in words through singing and by playing rhyming games. Use this recipe to introduce words that have the same beginning sounds.
What You Need:
- 1 1/2 medium bananas
- 2/3 cup oats, dry
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain
- 1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped
What To Do:
- Have your child mash 1 banana with a fork in a large bowl. Say, “We are making overnight oats. That starts with the same sound /o/.”
- Add the oats, yogurt, chia seeds, milk, and cinnamon.
- Have your child stir everything together and chant “Overnight Oats O-O-O!”
- Pour mixture into two half-pint (1-cup) canning jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Cut half of a banana into slices and top each jar with some of the banana slices and 1 tablespoon of chopped pecans. Enjoy!
Adapted from: https://www.superhealthykids.com/recipes/banana-bread-overnight-oats/
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