Magic Sandwiches


  • 15 to 30 minutes


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


  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.


  • 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.

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