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Oink, Oink!

Tomorrow, March 1, is National Pig Day!

Invite 3 little CUBpanions over for a social inspired by one of our all-time favorite classics, The Three Little Pigs . Read the story, serve pigs in a blanket, and make a craft that will leave them saying “Oink, Oink”.

Make a Little Pig Nose!



What You’ll Need:

  • Egg carton box
  • Scissors
  • Light pink paint and brushes
  • Elastic string
  • Safety pin/plastic stick


  1. Cut out the egg carton box
  2. Paint it light pink and let it dry
  3. Poke holes on the sides of the egg carton to string elastic through and tie together

Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

Here’s a recipe CUBs will love to get their hands on!

  • 1 (8oz) can original crescent dough
  • 20 mini hot dogs (cooked) or cocktail franks
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic Salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Dipping Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • Preheat oven according to directions on crescent roll package.
  • Unroll, but leave intact 2 triangles of crescent rolls.
  • Pinch seam together and cut lengthwise into 5 strips and then cross-wise to make 10 strips.
  • Roll each strip around one hot dog and place in a baking pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking oil.
  • Brush each pig with egg wash and sprinkle with parmesan and garlic salt.
  • Bake according to crescent roll package directions.
  • Mix all ingredients for Dipping sauce and serve.


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