This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveYourLawn #CollectiveBias Here I’m sharing information about a $1,000 Walmart gift card giveaway sponsored by Scotts® and a Picnic Game you can play with your kids at your next picnic. The printable picnic game has been discontinued.
Spring is in the air! And you know what that means? Time to get outside and enjoy warmer weather. The boys and I can’t wait to spend more time in the sunshine and one of our favorite things to do is head outside and have a picnic.
Picnic Tips – My Checklist for Picnic Fun
These are the things I like to pack for our outdoor picnics. Hopefully, you’ll find some fresh picnic ideas here.
- Pack a thick, soft blanket to sit on while picnicking
- Wear comfy shoes and bring sunglasses
- Load your picnic basket with easy eats – like my ham and cheese roll ups (recipe below)
- Bring milk bottles with tops for drinks to make spills less likely
- Pack loads of fresh fruit
- Pack foods that don’t require utensils
- Bring extra plates, cups and napkins
- Bring game cards – like my matching food pairs cards (included as a free download with this post)
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WIN a $1,000 Gift Card
Scotts® is just as excited about the warmer weather as my family and they want to help folks get their lawns ready for the spring and summer seasons. So they’re giving away a $1,000 gift card to one lucky winner. There are other prizes too. Enter to win some fabulous lawn care items from Scotts®.
- 1 Grand Prize Winner- $1,000 Walmart Gift Card
- 5 First Place Winners – Each wins a $100 Walmart Gift Card and Scotts® WIZZ Spreaders
- 10 Winners – Each wins a Scotts® WIZZ Spreaders
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FREE Printable Picnic Game – Food Pairs
This Printable pack has been discontinued. When it was available, this 20 page activity pack for kids included a fun FREE Printable Picnic Game for matching food pairs. It’s easy to use, just print and cut to create pairs of food cards that kids will love to play with. You can print two copies and have kids find the exact match or just print one copy and have kids find the matching food pairs. Either way, it’s loads of fun!
This fun 20 Page activity pack for kids is great for teaching kids about food pairs. Food pairs are combinations of foods that are commonly mentioned together. Things like: salt and pepper, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, and others. The Food Pairs Activity Pack includes:
- 15 Activities for young children and includes 20 pages:
- 8 Coloring Pages
- 2 Connect the Food Pairs
- 3 Food Puzzles
- 16 flashcards with Food Pairs for a Matching or Memory Game
Keep scrolling for your free printable food pairs game. This Printable pack has been discontinued.
To play the game, print two copies of the food cards, cut and trim the cards to make them all an equal size, and spread them out on a blanket face down. have kids take turns trying to find a matching pair. Kids can turn over one card and then try to find it’s match in one, two or three tries. You decide how many tries you want to give them to find a match. If the player finds a match, they turn the unused cards back over and gather up the matched pair. You can decide if a matched pair means they get another turn or if you want to move on to the next player. Keep playing until all the cards are matched and celebrate with a family WIN!
Download your FREE Printable Picnic Game
Easy Recipe for Ham and Cheese Roll Ups
You may not believe it, but baking a ham and cheese roll-up is less messy than fixing a sandwich. This baked goodie stays together due to the melted cheese and keeps family members free of peanut butter, mustard or mayonnaise that you might use in a typical sandwich.
Ingredients for Ham and Cheese Roll Ups
You only need three ingredients for this easy recipe for Ham and Cheese Roll Ups.
- 1 Package of Croissant Rolls
- 1 Cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 6 Slices of Ham or your favorite lunchmeat
Directions for Ham and Cheese Roll Ups
- Open the Croissant Rolls package and use a roller to roll out the dough on parchment paper. Use your fingers to push the dough together where it is separated.
- Sprinkle on the cheddar cheese.
- Lay the ham slices on top of the cheese.
- Roll the dough longways into a Ham and Cheese Roll Up
- Bake approximately 15-18 minutes at 350 degrees.
Where to find Scotts® Turf Builder® Weed & Feed
You can find everything you need for the game cards and recipe at Walmart. Plus, find Scotts® Turf Builder® Weed & Feed in the gardening area of the store.
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What are your favorite Picnic Tips?
What are your plans for getting outside now that the weather is warmer? Have any picnic plans on the calendar? How about some picnic tips for HappyandBlessedHome.com readers? I’m always looking for new ideas. Please leave a comment or recipe idea below and join the conversation. I love hearing from you!
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