Children meals

NUTTY CHICKEN FINGERS

Chicken breast can be prepared in a variety of ways that will make it appealing to children. Since the skin can more easily be separated from the meat on this section of chicken, it can be prepared with less fat and calories. Baked chicken strips can be prepared from breast meat by slicing the breast into strips. These make the perfect size for little fingers to handle. INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 1 tablespoon of water Chicken Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

CIRCLE PUNCH NOTE BOOK COVER

  A Circle punch like this one Magazines or pretty papers A notebook (or a blank greeting card) Glue Crayons Cut out 9 circles from magazines or pretty papers – A good trick: hold the punch upside down to position your image where you’d like it to be. With a crayon, marker or felt tip, you can add a message in the middle before placing your circles. Place and glue the circles when you are happy Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

KITCHEN ROLL HEART PRINTING

MATERIAL NEEDED: A card board tube Paint and crayons Card Shape one end of the tube as below, to form a heart:Dip the heart end of the tube in black paint or indian ink (Indian ink can be a bit messy and is not washable so protective clothing is necessary) Stamp hearts all over your card. Chose one heart and colour it in red with a wax crayon to make it stand out: Here is Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

CRAYON RUBBING

Another fun way to make marks with young children. We used foam letters to form words and then placed a piece of paper over. Rubbing crayons over the surface of the paper to reveal the word. We made these round crayons by recycling old bits of broken crayons here

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
Lunch box ideas

BEETROOT HUMOUS

This is really healthy and I love the pretty pink colour! YOU WILL NEED: 1/2 beetroot, boiled 1 tin of chick peas 1 tea spoon of tahini (sesame seeds paste) 1/2 clove of garlic 1 squeeze of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of greek yogourt Salt and pepper Blend!

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
HEALTH AND BEAUTY

LAVENDER BATH SALTS

So easy to make! INGREDIENTS Organic sea salt Lavender Lavender oil Natural purple colouring Blend 4 cups of salt with 6 drops of essential oil. Add 2 tablespoons of dried lavender seeds. Add purple colouring if desired. Store in a jar. ENJOY AND RELAX!

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
Baby food

APPLE COMPOTE

INGREDIENTS: Cooking apples Honey Raisins Cinnamon Water Boil the peeled and cored apples and a handful of raisins, a spoon of honey and the cinnamon in a little water for 15 minutes till they fall appart. Blend. Enjoy!

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

SPIRAL STRING CORK STAMP

This is fun and easy to make. YOU NEED: A string A cork Glue Paint or ink Paper or card Apply glue to the end of the cork and glue the string in a spiral shape. Cut the end of the string when you reach the edge. Your stamp is ready as soon as it’s dry! You can use paint applied with a small brush, or an inkpad. HAVE FUN

By Marie-Jeanne, ago