Kids

Edible fun for kids

If your kids love a bit of art and craft, they're going to absolutely love this edible fun! Follow the below steps for an exciting day at home for the kids.

Caterpillar Fruit Kebabs
If you have hungry little caterpillars at home, then why not get them to make something fun that looks just like that!

What you'll need:
Wood skewers
Grapes
Cherry tomatoes
White chocolate (melted)
Chocolate chips

Method:
1. Slide grapes on each skewer, leaving a 3cm space at the top
2. Slide a cherry tomato on the end to make the head of the caterpillar
3. Dot melted white chocolate on the cherry tomato to make the eyes
4. Add a chocolate chip on each white chocolate dot to finish the eyes

Bread Painting
If your kids love painting, why not do something a bit different involving food? It's time to get creative!

What you'll need:
White bread slices
Food colouring
Paint brushes
White sugar
Bowls

Method:
1. Mix food colouring with white sugar and a tablespoon of hot water in different bowls and stir
2. Lay out bread slices
3. Paint the bread using the sugared food colouring and get creative

Pasta necklace
It's time to make a new fashion accessory from one of the best foods on the planet: pasta!

What you'll need:
Pasta (your choice of style)
Vinegar
Acrylic paint or dye
String
Scissors
Baking tray
Bowl
Water

Method:
1. Fill a bowl with 2 cups of water and pour 1/2 cup of vinegar into the water
2. Add the pasta and dye/paint and soak your pasta in there for 30 minutes
3. Dry your pasta on a baking tray for 30 minutes
4. Cut your string to size for your necklace
5. Tie a knot at one end of the string and start threading your coloured pasta through
6. Tie a final knot to close the necklace
7. Put it on and you have the newest fashion accessory!