1. Cut gift wrap paper to fit around oatmeal box allowing about 1 inch to overlap. Mark paper for length of oatmeal box allowing about ½ inch at top and bottom to fold over.
Cut paper and glue to oatmeal box.
2. Cut slits in ½ inch allowance at the top. Fold over top and glue to inside of box. Repeat cutting slits in bottom allowance, folding and gluing down.
3. Choose two different designs from your gift wrap paper. Lay a yogurt lid on the design and draw around the lid with a pencil. Cut out circle on pencil line. Cut five of each design to fit the top of yogurt lids. Glue in place.
4. Stick a self-adhesive dot to the inside of each lid. Divide the two designs into separate groups. Mark the dots of each group numbering them 1 thru 5.
To Play Each Game:
Race Game - Players stand on opposite sides of oatmeal box. Each player has a set of five matching saucers. On “GO” players start tossing saucers one at a time, trying to be the first person to get a saucer in the oatmeal box and win the race.
Saucer Toss Game - Players take turns tossing saucers one at a time trying to get them in oatmeal box. When all of the saucers have been tossed remove the ones that are in the box and total the points on each persons saucers. Highest number of points wins.
(c) Sharon A. Soffe
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