Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Edible Art for Your Child and You




For your child:

Using a simple colouring page as your guide, very very lightly draw out the design on a clean, large piece of craft paper. For this project I chose the beautifully designed, free and downloadable crocodile colouring page by Kate of Mini-Eco. Pour out a few varieties of breakfast cereal, and let your child outline the design. Once complete, let your child eat it up.


For you:

Use the cereals to create a pretty mandala. Let the mandala arise organically without a pre-drawn design. Once complete, eat it up.




The craft paper can be saved and re-used for other projects.

Note: Thoroughly wash your hands before tackling this tasty craft!


Now do have yourself a fine day, and I'll see you soon!


11 comments:

  1. What a yummy art...hmmmmm...nice creativity!!!

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  2. Ha Ha Michelle....the thoughts that must run through yr brain when you think of these things....lol...great fun x

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  3. I love this idea! The crocodile looks amazing. My oldest is obsessed with cereal... she eats two kinds at breakfast every day. She would love this!

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  4. Eee, so pretty! That is a gorgeous croc design. Great idea - I am SO doing this! Except I'll be using m&ms.

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  5. 'Stylish Blogger Award'

    I recently received the above award, which made me feel fantastic. Part of the package entails spreading the Blog Love onto your favourite bloggers & that is YOU...Thank you for sharing all of you creative genius with us all!!

    xxh

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  6. What a lovely idea! If they turned out as well as yours I might not want to eat them though! I guess that's what cameras are for ;)

    My two would LOVE this :)

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  7. Great, simple, fast idea. Love it!

    http://handsonhouse.blogspot.com

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  8. I adore this idea. I'm definitely going to try this with my art-loving, picky-eater 3 year old! I spotted this on Ohdeedoh and I linked, too, on my other blog (ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com). Hope that's OK! :)

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