Christmas Crafts, Activities and food ideas for kids.

Disney’s Frozen: Sven the Reindeer Pancakes

Disney’s Frozen: Sven the Reindeer Pancakes One thing you might not know about me is that I get absolutely giddy when I see that a new Disney movie is coming out.   I knew every word to every song to the classics like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King and was known (and still am known) to spontaneously break out into song, especially with The Little Mermaid.  I think I secretly wanted to be her. Haha!  So when I saw that Disney is releasing Frozen this weekend, we had to do something to get my boys into the Disney mood.  That is when the idea of Sven the Reindeer pancakes came to mind. […]

Santa Pancakes

Can you feel it in the air??  Are you as excited as I am?  Just 3 days until Christmas!  Our Christmas treats are made and delivered, school is out and now it’s time to put the finishing touches on our celebration plans.  We started off our weekend with some fun Santa pancakes for breakfast.  Yesterday I shared the cute snowmen pretzels I found in the Taste of Home Kid-Approved Cookbook and that’s also where I found these jolly ol’ elves. Santa Pancakes […]

Snowman Pretzels

Chocolate covered pretzels are my absolute FAVORITE Christmas treat.  Of course they have to be WHITE chocolate covered pretzels.  Regular chocolate just doesn’t cut it.  I had a fun little gift the boys and I were going to make for their friends and the neighbor kids but I couldn’t find all of the supplies I needed in our tiny little town so these are plan B and for a plan B I think they are pretty darn cute! Snowman Pretzels […]

How to Make a Snow Globe

How to Make a Christmas Snow Globe My oldest had come home from school the other day and had seen an article in a magazine on how to make your own Christmas snow globes.  He’s my crafty boy so we thought we’d give it a try. What you need: A glass jar with a wide mouth and lid that can screw on. A hot glue gun Plastic figurines or something else that is waterproof.  You can even use laminated pictures. glitter or fake snow (We used white glitter and it worked great!) Water or baby oil (we did one of each and the baby oil is thicker and it will “snow” longer. The steps are easy: […]

Easy Christmas Cookies:Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

We were in charge of bringing a treat to my sons preschool party and these little beauties are simple and yummy.  I love to bake cookies for my boys but don’t always have the time to them from scratch. This is a simple way to make yummy cookies using a cake mix.  Plus, adding the Peppermint kiss makes them fun and festive.   Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies  […]

Christmas Charades

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