First go to the original source and print out the tools. Have your child
color those in and with your help tell write what they like about him
on them. Next, take a piece of construction paper and fold it to
resemble an envelope (more or less). With black construction paper cut
out a handle, a yellow square for the latch and blue triangles for... I
don't really know why..
We took a rice a roni box, but it in half and then the top was cut
diagonally. Tape a long yellow strip to the inside of the box. With a
sharpie, make it look like a ruler, and write something like "Dad, you
rule!" or "You rule dad!" on the inside. Attach a piece of tin foil to
the end of the yellow strip and place inside the box, tin foil sticking
Then wrap it in black construction paper. Add a yellow piece of paper to the box, write a special message on it:
Monday, June 11, 2012
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
With summer upon us and school ending we needed a fun "last time treat" for preschool. My baby will be a Kindergartener after 2 years of Early Intervention Preschool for Speech and OT. She and her classmates have worked really hard to get where they are today and I'm proud of each one of them. I saw this pin and tweaked it a little.
What you need:
Butter cream icing
(colors: I used Blue, green, orange, pink and purple)
Graham crackers (the pin used brown sugar- but graham crackers are less sweet)
Sour patch kids roll ( $1 section in Target)
Those little umbrellas (You can substitute small cupcake liners that are decorated and toothpicks- that's that I had to do)
I started by baking the cupcakes. While they were cooking I took the package of graham crackers and shredded them up- by hand...that took a while and after all that I only needed maybe 3 full "crackers" for 24 cupcakes). When the cupcakes were out and cooling on a rack I made the butter cream. I took a bit in a bowl and tinted them pink, green, orange and purple. I put them in a small ziploc, snipped a tip and drew bikinis and swim trunks on the teddy grahams.
I tinted about half blue and frosted each one separately, because once you're done with one you dip half into the graham cracker to make sand.
After I cut the sour patch kid roll I placed it on the sand with a dab of butter cream. I added darker blue lines to make water ripples. I made the "umbrellas" by jabbing the tooth pick on the inside of a mini cupcake wrapper.