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Eating Volcanoes


Discuss with children that when dinosaurs roamed the earth, volcanoes would erupt from time to time. Explain that some people believe erupting volcanoes were the cause of dinosaurs' disappearance from Earth. Then make this fun volcano snack. Give each child a pointed ice cream cone. Have each child bite off the point of his/her cone. Children can place the wide end of the cone into a small dish of chocolate pudding. (The cone is a volcano and the pudding is mud.) Next, help children drizzle red, yellow, or orange frosting from a tube onto the top of their volcanoes. Finally place gummi dinos around the base of the volcano. Enjoy!


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