|

Magic Sandwiches

Time

  • 15 to 30 minutes

Materials

  • Wide-rimmed glass
  • Bread
  • Sandwich fillings
  • Food coloring
  • Milk
  • Small paintbrush

Directions

  1. Why eat ordinary sandwiches when you can have magically colored ones? Begin by cutting the bread into a circle, using the glass.
  2. Mix a small amount of milk with food coloring and paint designs lightly onto the bread, making sure that is does not become soaked.
  3. Toast the bread before making sandwiches.

Extensions

  • Sprinkle the colors with cinnamon before toasting and use it for a tea party.
  • Let your child make a sandwich for you after asking you questions to guide choices.
  • Use a color theme, like all red or red and yellow, for creating a sandwich.
  • Use cookie cutters to make fanciful sandwich shapes.

|

Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

To order this book visit Amazon.com.


highlights

7 Tips to Childproof Your Smartphone
Before you hand over your smartphone or tablet, follow these childproofing tips to help keep both your child and your device safe.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

11 Survival Tips for Summer Boredom
When the kids are home all day, every day, summer boredom strikes hard and fast. Learn the best summer boredom busters for children of all ages.

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks