‘Lambwich’ Snack | ‘In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb’ Book

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer (affiliate)
It’s spring! (YAY!) So, we’ve been focusing on talking about some weather changes and spring things in homeschool. I’ve been talking to my daughter about the “In like a lion, out like a lamb” saying. (Which can be hard to grasp for kids.) However, we found this fantastic book called, In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer.

The illustrations for this book are really colorful and animated and do a great job of showing kids the different between the lion and lamb concept. In the story, the lion bursts through the door in a home and leaves yucky, muddy footprints all over. He continues to wreak havoc until the lamb comes in (I won’t ruin the surprise on how she gets there) and brings with her flowers, sunshine and spring.

This is a great recipe from FamilyFun Magazine. Pair the book up with these fun “lamwiches”and your kids will love this cook-and-book project!

Spring Snacks for Kids : ‘Lamwiches’

‘Lambwich’ Sandwich |’In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb’ Book

Spring Lamwich Snacks

Two types of cheese give this savory, open-faced sandwich its sweet-as-can-be look.

  • Sliced cheese
  • Mini bagels
  • Mustard
  • Ham slice
  • Black olives
  • Shredded cheese
  1. Trim a piece of sliced cheese to fit atop one half of a mini bagel.
  2. Cut a round muzzle and a pair of half-circle ears from more sliced cheese, then attach them with mustard or mayonnaise.
  3. Add a nose cut from a ham slice, plus a mouth and a pair of eyes trimmed from black olives.
  4. Finish with a sprinkle of shredded cheese between the ears.

About Author

Jacqueline Wilson is Ella's mom and a homeschooler. She loves cooking and creating with her daughter. She is the co-author of 50 Shades of Frayed: Three Moms Talk About What Happens When "I Do" Becomes "Not Tonight". You can follow her on her personal Twitter account, WritRams and on Facebook as WritRams and Little Cooks Reading Books.

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