Deserts

SCONES

INGREDIENTS: 225g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 25 g sugar 50 g butter 150g milk METHOD: mix rest 10 minutes roll 2cm thick and cut cook 12 mn @ 220 degrees serv warm

ART AND CRAFT

BOOKBINDING

I love notebooks! I have always kept a collection of favourites. I love looking at notebooks, buying note books, but I rarely use my favourites. I love them so much that I have learned how to make them… So now I teach Book Binding (and other craft and art skills).┬áNothing too tricky or advanced, but really effective! and so useful! Here are a few pictures of some I made. Look at my calendar to find Read more…

CHILDREN

PLAY DOUGH RECIPE

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup of flour 1/4 cup of salt 1 tablespoon of cream of tartar 1/2 cup of warm water Optional but nice: Food colouring Essential oil Glitter This play dough is best kept in the fridge in an airtight container. It keeps for over two weeks. HAVE FUN!

CHILDREN

EGG BOX MATCHING NUMBER GAME

This simple game will reinforce the recognition of number symbols from 1 to 6. MATERIAL NEEDED: An empty egg carton or fruit carton with 6 spaces A crayon of a contrasting colour Plastic or wooden eggs ( I used empty Kinder eggs) PREPARATION: Write numbers 1 to 6 with a coloured crayon in the compartments of the container.Stick number stickers from 1 to 6 on each egg. To put the game together: A tray to Read more…

Painted Pebbles
ART AND CRAFT

PAINTED PEBBLES

These are fun to make with children. They can be used as paperweights, to decorate flower pots or window sills or just as they are in amongst decorations in shelves. YOU WILL NEED: Pebbles Paint (acrylic paints are good as they are waterproof) Paint brushes Water in a glass to wash the brushes Protective cloth or news paper for your table An apron First paint the entire rock with any colour you like. Add patterns Read more…

Children meals

TURKEY BURGERS

INGREDIENTS: Turkey meat, mince Parsley, chopped Salt and pepper An egg Bread crumbs 1/2 onion, chopped Mix and form into burgers with wet hands. Lay on a greaseproof sheet. Cook for 20 minutes in a 200 degrees oven.

Breakfast

PORRIDGE WITH GRAPEFRUIT

Here is a very healthy breakfast option. Grapefruit is a wonderful, it can help lower bad cholesterol, is full of antioxidants, ┬ávitamin C and other goodness. Porridge will give you that slow release energy that will keep you away from bad snacking habits mid morning. INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons of porridge oats Milk or water (I use Almond Milk) Honey 1/2 Grapefruit – peeled and skinned Make your porridge by placing the porridge oats in a Read more…

CHILDREN

COLOUR MATCHING GAME

For this game I recycled a cardboard fruit container with 6 spaces. We used wax crayons to colour the inside of each space with blue, red, yellow, pink, white and green. We collected 6 small objects, each with a colour corresponding to the ones in the box. The game is to match the objects to the corresponding colours by placing them in the box. HAVE FUN