Recipe: Back to School Fun!
Here are two quick and easy recipes you can do now at the beginning of
the school year to help you jump right into the swing of things!
a yummy treat that can be made easily in the classroom or at home with little
ones. You can easily replace the chocolate chips with coconut, raisins or
another type of dried fruit.
- 1 cup of peanut butter
- ½ cup (1 stick) margarine
- 12 ounces chocolate chips
- 1 large box of Crispix cereal
- 2 ½ cups confectioner's sugar
- Melt peanut
butter, margarine and chocolate chips in a microwave (make sure you have a
sturdy, microwaveable bowl). Have the children help you scoop, cut and measure
out each ingredient!
- Pour mixture
over large box of Crispix cereal. Mix together and coat well.
- In a plastic
bag, put 2 ½ cups of confectioner's sugar.
- Add in the
coated cereal and shake well-- pass the bag around so everyone has a turn
- Pour onto
wax paper and let cool. Enjoy!
intended for consumption)
This recipe is non-toxic; however
it is also NOT meant to be eaten. It is designed to be more as a creative
art/science project, which can be easily made into a fun speech and language
Recipe can be easily doubled or
tripled using all different colors!
You will need:
- 1 cup cornstarch
- ½ cup of water to start (may need to add
- Food coloring in various colors
- Mix together
the cornstarch and water in a large bowl.
- You may need
to add more water -- do so a little at a time until you get a consistency like
"mercury"-- a bit runny, but also stiff
- Over time,
the mixture will dry out and a little bit of water will need to be added to get
the consistency back.
- Add in the
desired color(s) of food coloring-- you can separate the mixture into
individual clumps and have the students choose the color they would like to