With so many fantastic opportunities to spend time with people you love, it’s important to have plenty of kid-friendly activities to keep the troops happy while the grown-ups have a chance to prep, play and recover too!
One of Disney’s latest sites – http://spoonful.com is a perfect place to find tons of inspiration for family gatherings – large or small. It’s broken down into several different categories including Cook, Create, Play, Celebrate, Disney Fun and a “Most Popular” section of the editors’ favorites. One winter-themed treat that’s super-easy is great way to get kids involved in the kitchen!
Sweet Tortilla Snowflakes
Preheat oven to 400°F
Heat a tortilla in the microwave for 15 seconds
Fold into quarter and cut with clean scissors
Brush the tortilla with canola oil
Bake until lightly browned and crispy – about 4 minutes
Sift with confectioners’ sugar and edible glitter while warm
They’ve got a fantastic selection of gift-friendly winter treats that even have packaging tips. The recipes are broken down into categories, with easy to follow pictures and directions to please a variety of ages, skill levels and palates.
They’ve got fantastic Disney-themed cupcake ideas – the Jack Skellington ones look awesome and a really easy, which is key when you’re trying to have little hands help out.
Decorating is a snap with festive ideas for table settings as well as printable Disney themed pictures that can be folded to create centerpieces, napkin rings and more. Step-by-step ideas for making homemade Christmas ornaments is a great way to kick off the holidays with something that’s sure to put a smile of Grandma and Grandpa’s faces.
Play includes whys to organize toys, favorite oldies but goodies, how to turn chores into games (Ok…maybe this won’t work with my kids, but it’s worth a try!), outside games and a section dedicated to your favorite toddlers too.
So there you have it, Disney’s at it again, making your days a little more merry and bright!
That’s IT Mom Erin
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