CAKE BATTER SHARK BAIT
This sweet and salty treat is something you’ll want to chow down on—a perfect snack while learning about sharks. SUPER QUICK and EASY to make. SchoolhouseTeachers.com has over 450 courses (including some that feature sharks) and ten libraries of World Book Online content. GRAB 2 YEARS right now during our Back-to-Homeschool BOGO Frenzy!
- 2 bags of popcorn (white. butter, or kettle corn)
- 1 1/2 cups of cake mix
- 1 1/2 cups of white chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup of vegetable oil or shortening
- 1/3 cup of shark or fish sprinkles
- gummy sharks
- Pop 2 bags of popcorn and pour into large bowl. Remove any un-popped kernels and allow to cool.
- In the microwave, melt white chocolate chips in 30-second intervals, stirring in between until creamy and melted.
- Add vegetable oil or shortening, continuing to stir until blended.
- Add in cake mix and stir until thickened. Also, add in your sprinkles.
- Pour mixture into the bowl of popcorn and carefully mix together until all pieces are coated evenly.
- Line a baking sheet with wax paper and spread the popcorn on the sheet.
- Allow to settle and harden in the refrigerator for 5-10 minutes.
- Once bait is put into a bowl, scatter gummy sharks within for a fun surprise.
Recipe Courtesy of Young at Heart Mommy
SHARK FIN JELLO CUPS
Looking for a quick bite? Shark Fin Jell-O Cups are great to have on hand while studying sharks. Need curriculum? Snap up 2 years of SchoolhouseTeachers.com Ultimate Membership during our Back-to-Homeschool BOGO Frenzy! You are sure to find some great shark-themed material inside.
- Blue Jell-O (1 small pack makes 2 cups prepared)
- Whipped topping
- Small dessert cups
- Clear plastic spoons (should stick out about 2 in. from dessert cup)
- Gray foam sheets
- White paper & pencil
- Prepare gelatin according to package and pour into your cups. Then place in the fridge to firm.
- Make a “fin template” using the white paper and pencil.
- Cut out and trace fins onto the gray foam. Then cut them out and glue the shark fins to the tops of the spoon handles.
- Remove your Jell-O cups from the fridge and carefully insert a dried fin spoon into the center of each one.
- Spoon/Pipe whipped topping onto the top of each cup until you reach the start of your fin.
Recipe Courtesy of Oh My! Creative
Sip on some “fintastic” floats as you learn all about sharks. You’re sure to find some great curriculum and resources (even some that feature sharks) at SchoolhouseTeachers.com, AND RIGHT NOW, YOU GET 2 YEARS if you join during our Back-to-Homeschool BOGO Frenzy!
- Blue drink of choice (Hawaiian punch, sports drink, or Kool-Aid works well)
- Lemon-lime soda
- Vanilla ice cream
- Gummy fish and sharks
- Clear cups
- Colorful straws
- Fill each cup about 2/3 full of blue drink.
- Finish filling with lemon-lime soda.
- Add 2 scoops of ice cream to each cup.
- Top with your gummy fish and sharks.
- Drop in a colorful straw and enjoy!
Recipe Courtesy of Crafting Chicks
SHARK FRENZY ICE CREAM
Look what’s lurking in the freezer! Shark frenzy ice cream. Great to eat while enjoying shark facts. Speaking of frenzies, now’s the perfect time to join SchoolhouseTeachers.com. SNAP UP AN ULTIMATE SCHOOLHOUSETEACHERS.COM MEMBERSHIP FOR 2 YEARS at our Back-to-Homeschool BOGO Frenzy! Get immediate access to 450+ courses, 10 full libraries of World Book Online, and dozens of resources.
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tbsp vanilla
- ½ tsp teal (or blue) food coloring
- 2 sheets crumbled graham crackers
- Shark gummy candies
- Whip heavy cream, food coloring and vanilla until stiff peaks form.
- Beat in condensed milk until color is uniform. Add additional food coloring if needed.
- Fold in crumbled graham crackers and transfer to loaf pan.
- Transfer loaf pan to freezer for at least 5 hours.
- To serve, scoop ice cream and add shark gummy candies.
Recipe Courtesy of A Night Owl