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Christmas Food Crafts for Kids

Fancy doing something a bit different with food today, other than making something yummy to eat? Then why not make something from food that smells yummy, but that also looks good hanging up as a Christmas decoration instead? There are loads of Christmas food crafts for kids to do, but we’ve just settled on four favourites. We know you’re busy, and besides, there are loads of yummy edible gifts you can be making too. You don’t need anything fancy to {Read More}

Five-Minute Festive Fudge

  Fudge usually needs high temperatures and big pans–not two things you’re looking for when cooking with kids–but this easy-peasy fudge doesn’t take any messing around or fiddling with thermometers. There is some stovetop action required, but we aren’t talking high temperatures here. Of course, your child should always be supervised in the kitchen. This fudge could not be easier to make. In fact, there are really only 2 main ingredients. Although we’ve made ours extra festive with some cranberries, {Read More}

Chocolate Pine Cones: Perfect Place Card Holder

The beauty of these edible chocolate pine cones, apart from them just being beautiful to look at, is that you can give them as a gift, or use them as place card holders for dinner on Christmas Day. Oh yes, they are also yummy too… of course. They aren’t really that tricky to make–it just takes chocolate buttons and some melted chocolate–but there is a bit of construction involved, if you want to get them looking their wintery best. You’ll {Read More}

Candy Cane Chocolate Hearts: Cute & Easy Gift to Make

  Another day, another easy gift for younger kids to make. Although I must confess that I enjoyed making this one too–simple ideas are often the best! This candy cane chocolate heart looks fabulous when finished and is cheap to make too. Candy canes are easily found in the UK now, even discount and pound shops have them. Our snowflake sprinkles were from a supermarket (I think Tesco) and the chocolate is just a standard milk chocolate melted in the {Read More}

How to Make Jazzies Chocolate Buttons: Gift for Young Kids to Make

I’ve had a few requests for easier things to make with younger children in mind, and this is perfect for nursery kids and preschoolers šŸ™‚ Making jazzies, or decorated chocolate buttons, is easy peasy, cheap, and leaves the little ones with a lovely edible gift to give to someone at Christmas, Valentine’s, Easter… Anytime is a good time for chocolate! I’ve used sugar strands as it’s what IĀ happened to have in the cupboard, but to be traditional to the original {Read More}

Reindeer Hot Chocolate Cones: Great Gift for Kids to Make

Easy peasy to make, some cutting and sticking for fine motor skills, measuringĀ of ingredients for math skills, and a great contribution to a school fair; anyone you make this reindeer hot chocolate cone for Christmas would be a most grateful recipient. The cellophane cones can be bought for a couple of quid from eBay, and you can use our free printable for the details if you don’t have any other craft supplies to hand. A printable instruction label is included {Read More}

5-Minute Microwave Mug Cake Recipe for Kids (Eggless cake)

Just a quick and easy recipe for today, but a yummers one nonetheless, and a perfect one for kids to make. The microwave mug cake is a great recipe to have on standby when you need something chocolatey, and quickly please! Ours has an added molten middle of delicious chocolate spread, for added yumminess, but this recipe works without it too. I was going to call this recipe 5-Minute Melting Middle Microwave Mug Cake, but that seemed a bit of {Read More}

10 Halloween Treats for Kids to Make

  Mwah ha ha ha [my best evil laugh]. Yes, it’s that’s spooktacular time of the year again, where you can feast on yummy treats and get all dressed up in your most ghoulish outfit. And when it comes to treats, Mini Yummers has got you covered with tenĀ Halloween treats that are great for kids to make–no tricks! We have a mix of sweet and savoury, and even one or two that areĀ a little healthy, but all of them are {Read More}

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