How to make carob balls with a twist -Carob Tahini Rice Puff balls

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How to make Carob Balls Back in 2009, when I first began writing this little ol’ blog, this was the very first recipe I posted. It’s the perfect children’s cooking experience for educators leading up to Christmas as they can be frozen in batches of 9 in individual zip lock bags. (So, each child makes ten of these balls –…

How To Make Reindeer Food Craft: DIY Gift Bag idea

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How To Make Reindeer Food Craft Cute DIY Reindeer Gift Bag for Christmas Eve Fun Project 20 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting.   A few years ago, I ran two playgroups called Moondew. (It was such fun and a life-changing time for me.) One year, we made reindeer food (here is the recipe we used) and packaged it up…

Reindeer Food Recipe for Christmas Eve Preparation

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Santa’s reindeers sometimes need a little guidance on the landing strip approach to our house. A little bit of shiny glitter sugar or sparkles should do the trick, don’t you think? And I’m sure they must be hungry too, so let’s make them some sparkly reindeer food. This is a job for helpful children, as you can see. To make…

How to hand-stamp festive words onto Gingerbread biscuits

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Don’t you just love personalised biscuits? Children do too! We made a batch of gingerbread and the children cut out Christmas trees, gingerbread men, stars and moons. And then we stamped them! These metal letter stampers can be purchased from any tool shop. The large set for approximately $25, the smaller set for about $20. I could only purchase upper…

How to make Peppermint Bark

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Don’t you think it is great when children can participate in making Christmas goodies to give to family and friends? Peppermint Bark is a lovely treat and children can join in in loads of ways to help. All you need is 3 blocks of good white chocolate (we used Cadbury’s) and 24 candy canes. This makes 2 slice containers full….