This really is a super yummy, very easy Christmas biscuit recipe. We make several batches each year, as they’re great for decorating the tree, giving as gifts… and eating yourself!
Day Eleven of our Simple Play series is all about kids in the kitchen. Cooking with kids offers opportunities to have fun, learn great life skills, and work on every day maths and science. Plus you might end up with something yummy to eat too. If you need ideas for easy kids recipes, here are our favourites – all tried, tested and eaten by us!
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My daughter is very proud to share with you an apple crumble recipe that she made all by herself. It’s a lovely recipe for autumn and gives children a chance to try out some hands-on math and practical skills. Here’s how she made hers:
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Sandcastle messy play with a homemade cloud dough recipe is perfect for summer days when you can’t get to the real beach – or when you want a relaxing sensory playtime in the shade of your own home. Here’s the recipe:
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The BBC reported this week that homemade play dough can contain enough salt to poison children. It said no fatalities have been reported, but advised that children should be watched carefully when playing with any play dough. It didn’t offer any alternative recipes that contain little or no salt, and it didn’t say that play dough is an amazing sensory material that offers so much to children who have the opportunity to play with it.
Homemade play dough, used with thought, care and imagination, is perhaps the best childhood material there is, in my opinion. So, rather than feel scared that it might harm our children, and stop using it, let’s look at how amazing it is, and try a salt free play dough recipe.
The benefits of playing with play dough
These crispy nest cakes are a classic, no-cook cake. They’re perfect for Easter and perfect for little children to make.