Are you a fan of breakfast cereal games? Many people assume that cereal is just for breakfast. This is one and probably the most popular use, yet there are so many other ways to put cereal to a good use. In my family cereal is everything – I don’t leave the house without it, I keep it on the shelf, and I always make sure I have an extra box.
Let me share with you my Top breakfast cereal games
Classics never go out of style and as always a box of Sugar O’s is every breakfast’s best friend. However, here are a few ways to kick your breakfast cereal games up a notch:
I am notorious for grabbing my kids, a couple of diapers, wipes and heading out for a full day of errands, without snacks. For instances like this, I keep a couple of small containers of cereal in my bag. Cereal won’t last forever obviously but, I can keep it in there for a few days and know that I am covered when I end up with kids saying they are hungry in the back of the car and more errands to run.
Homemade cereal bars are very easy to make and can be packaged for grab-and-go type snacks. They also will help you slow down just a bit and make some amazing memories with your kids while you make them.
Last Minute Dinner
We keep it on hand for several reasons but, the most common one is because we are often getting home way too late due to extracurricular activities. Sometimes we don’t pull into the driveway until well after 7 pm! That is too late to start making a full dinner. However, a box of these is a great way to cheer them up and brighten any after-school meal.
Instead of spending the extra money on breadcrumbs you can use cereal in its place. The cereal and canister of bread crumbs are about the same price, however, you can get a ton more cereal for what you are paying. Cornflake type cereals are the most commonly used ones but, get creative. Let the kids go to town crunching them up, add your seasonings and you are ready to go. These can be used for chicken, pork or anything you want to coat.
Many cereal boxes have an open center and this is perfect for working on small motor skills with your toddlers or just plain old entertainment for your older kids and play breakfast cereal games. One of our favorite things to do is to make cereal necklaces, but it might require some creativity (wink wink). No need to buy extra art supplies. Just fill a bowl with cereal and give your kids a piece of string or pipe cleaner and let them string it together. This should keep them busy long enough to prep dinner. Then, use the necklaces as a snack that night.
There are so many ways you can play breakfast cereal games especially if you are busy. Be creative and share your own creative cereal ideas