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Baking and Icing

I love my home-ed mom chats, they often spur me on to do something that I may have been neglecting.  On Friday I was chatting to a home-ed mom friend and we were talking about the importance of having our … Continue reading

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Roman Cookies

The Roman Clay coins were a big hit with both kiddies so I suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised when during our latest cookie baking session my daughter decided it would be good to make some Roman Cookies. We already … Continue reading

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Equivalent fractions

My daughter has been figuring out equivalent fractions lately.  I say figuring out because she really has been teaching this to herself with just a little guidance from me, the use of her fraction towers and a few hands-on activities. … Continue reading

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Baking Scones is a tactile activity

Both my gorgeous kiddies are tactile defensive so from a very early age we have been using baking as an activity for them to “get their hands messy” and experiment with textures that they would normally avoid like the plague. … Continue reading

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Animal Footprint Cookies

My daughter recently baked some lovely cookies all by herself.  At the time my son was not interested in joining in, which was fine and I actually think my daughter enjoyed doing it by herself.  But after her cookies where … Continue reading

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Baking rusks = a great sensory activity

My kids have always enjoyed eating rusks (South African “dry biscuit” that you dip into your tea) but after our recent holiday in South Africa they have returned slightly rusk obsessed and they are not cheap to buy in the … Continue reading

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Using baking mixes with young kids or SPD kiddies

I love baking with my kids.  They both enjoy it and we mostly have success with our recipes.  These days we tend to follow simple recipes but when we first started and the kids where a bit younger we did … Continue reading

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