Remind children that reindeer are wild animals that live in the Arctic, eating grasses, moss, and leaves. Wild reindeer, called caribou, have two layers of wooly fur to keep them warm. After discussing these animals, invite children to make a yummy snack. Give each child a tart-sized graham cracker crust. Scoop 1 cup of chocolate pudding into the crust. Let children add two Cheerios for eyes, two pretzel sticks for antlers, and a red jelly bean for a nose. Enjoy!
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