What has crunchy flakes, sweet raisins, and is swimming in milk? Grab a spoon, I’m serving up some doll sized cereal!
We call it Toasties
Random cereal memory. All cereal was called Toasties at grandma’s house. Grandma’s nickname for cereal was a carry over from her day. Toasties could be Cherrios, Shredded Wheat, Rice Krispies or any other cereal in the cupboard. Grandma grew up in the 1920’s, and one of the early dried breakfast cereals was Post Toasties Corn Flakes. Toasties stuck, and that’s what her family called cereal. We still call it Toasties today in loving memory of grandma. 🙂
Today we are making mini cereal for doll play! This idea will work for any type of cereal flakes you dream up. You can change the type by using different colored paper.
Let’s Make Cereal for Dolls!
- paper bag (or colored paper)
- Tic Tac container (remove the sticker)
- black marker
We are making the cereal flakes from a brown paper bag. The edges of cereal flakes are uneven and bumpy, we will tear the bag to get the effect. Make the process go a little faster by tearing the bag into thin strips, stacking several strips together and then tearing into “bite size” flakes.
Tear enough to at least partially fill the cereal container or a cereal bowl.
I am adding raisins to the flakes to make a raisin bran cereal.
To add the raisins:
- Color the front and back of a piece of the bag black.
- Crump the piece several times and then unfold it flat.
- Tear a small piece.
- Roll it into a raisin.
The cereal container is a Tic Tac dispenser with the sticker label pulled off. It is a perfect doll size cereal container!
That’s it for a quick raisin bran! You can use different shades of brown or even colorful paper to make different kinds of cereal flakes.
Make your favorite cereal/toasties for dolls!
Just in case you are interested, here is more about today’s post.
- Dolls– Rebecca is a Beforever doll from American Girl.
- Outfit– Nightgown was part of a matching set from Carter’s a few years ago.
- Scene– Cafe Table and Chairs set are from The Queen’s Treasures. Cup and spoon are from my collection.
Create, Play, Eat!