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fun with food

Edible Science Experiment: Making Butter & Whipped Cream

I love taking kid’s projects and finding a way to make them edible. Today is no exception. Let’s grab our lab coats and head to the kitchen for some science fun! The kitchen holds great potential for science experiments with… Continue Reading →

Having Fun With Easter Candy

Remember doing this with good ol’ Robin Eggs? Gotta love em’. Happy Easter!

Coloring Rice Green for a Springtime Display

As I’m itching for Spring, we’re coloring our rice green today, helping to represent green grass. My own grass is now turning from brown to green and I think this Spring project is going to give it a boost. Let’s… Continue Reading →

A Chinese New Year Feast Fit for a Tiger

Guest Post by Lisa of Petit Appetit Happy Chinese New Year!  2010 ushers in the Year of the Tiger (no, really), which also happens to be on February 14th this year.  Like Christmas the celebration is an entire season (so… Continue Reading →

Edible Playdough You Will WANT to Eat!

Today it’s all about eating your craft! This week I decided it would be fun to make edible playdough with my girls. There are many different kinds out there, but the peanut butter varieties really caught my interest.  There are… Continue Reading →

Oreo Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Guest Post by Amanda of Impress Your Kids. I have a vivid memory of getting off the bus in 4th grade and walking down the driveway while carefully holding a “make and take” in my hand. It was a tiny… Continue Reading →

Boo-tastic Goblin Treats

Are you needing a ghoulish treat to make for a few little goblins at your feet? Well, these Rice Crispy Goblins are all too fun to make and even more creepy to eat! Supplies for Rice Crispy Goblins: rice crispy… Continue Reading →

Fun with Edible Nasturtiums

Looking for something fun, edible and unusual to do with your kids? Look no further! Plant {and eat!!} nasturtiums! This summer Cate and I planted nasturtium seeds in our planter boxes, as suggested by my fabulous landscape architect friend. There… Continue Reading →

Recycling Grocery Ads for Playtime Menus

I was a guest over at Money Saving Mom last week, posting a fun craft for recycling your grocery ads into Playtime Menus. My kids love picking out which food to use for the menus and how much to price… Continue Reading →

Holiday m&m Taste Testing

With so many red and green m&ms available during the Holidays, I thought it would be fun to mix them all up in a bowl and have an m&m Taste Test. We closed our eyes, picked one out, and popped… Continue Reading →

We’re Going Nuts About Cracking Nuts

Growing up, we always had a large bowl full of Mixed Nuts out on the counter, it seemed to be a winter tradition. A few nut crackers were there ready to use and a smaller bowl for the empty shells…. Continue Reading →

POM Pomegranate Contest & Giveaway

After the pumpkin seed counting contest we had in October, POM Wonderful thought it might be fun to do a contest counting pomegranate seeds. How many seeds do you think are in this pomegranate? I’ll give you a hint… it’s… Continue Reading →

A Pumpkin & Pomegranate Contest

I love Fall and the foods that come with it. Pumpkin seeds and pomegranate seeds are some of my favorite treats! Here’s 2 contests that involve these fun Fall snacks. Pumpkin Contest I love cooking salty pumpkin seeds scooped from… Continue Reading →

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

As apple season is at it’s peak, we’ve been making more Homemade Applesauce. We love to eat it warm and fresh right after preparing. For this batch of applesauce, we made it with a twist. Jeri, from Et Cetera, bottled… Continue Reading →

Coloring Pasta & Making Necklaces

Coloring pasta is easy to do and gives kids something bright and beautiful to work with. Once the pasta is colored and dried, necklaces or charms can be made by stringing yarn. Supplies for Colored Pasta: Dried Pasta – any… Continue Reading →

Hot Dogs for Lunch

My kids love to eat hot dogs for lunch. So I’ve been trying to serve them a little different to spice things up a bit. Ollie the Octopus: I found this fun hot dog idea from Easy Recipes for Kids…. Continue Reading →

Muffin Tin Mealtime

I have joined the craze of the Muffin Tin Meals thanks to Muffin Tin Mom. My kids are super excited to eat their lunch. With a little creativity, lunch time can be more than just the regular old PB&J! I… Continue Reading →

How Are You Peeling?

Storytime this week is from the book, How Are You Peeling? by Joost Elffers & Saxton Freyman. These authors first came out with the book called Play With Your Food where they make different faces and characters out of fruits… Continue Reading →

Curse of the Cheese Pyramid

Today’s storytime with Make and Takes brings us to the book my son and I just finished reading, The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid by Geronimo Stilton. It’s an adventurous chapter book, part of the Geronimo Stilton series. As I… Continue Reading →

Popcorn Popping

While popcorn is popping on the apricot trees, we are eager pop as well. I love to get out the ancient popcorn popping machine and pop corn from scratch. When I did this activity for my Kindergarten students, they didn’t… Continue Reading →

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