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12 Days of Christmas- Day 5: Easy Kids Christmas Craft

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A fun way to get the kids involved this Christmas is these cute Christmas present tags, they're super easy to make and perfect for all ages. You can make them as extravagant as you want. It adds a personal touch to any gift you give. Trace a cookie cutter on a piece of felt and colored paper. Cut out shapes and glue together. Punch a hole at the top center of the tag. Add a string to attach to a gift You can add ribbon and stickers or whatever you want to make them as festive and personal as you...

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12 Days of Christmas.. Day 4- Cookie Jars

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This is the ultimate christmas gift.. Homemade Christmas cookie jars! These are so thoughtful and festive, perfect to give to a friend or teacher as an end of year gift. Get the kids to make them and give it a personal touch. These cookie jars have all the dry ingredients so then the person you gift it to only has to add the wet ingredients and bake! INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups  all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon  baking soda 3/4 teaspoon  salt 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips 3/4 cup  packed brown sugar 1/2 cup  granulated sugar METHOD COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Place...

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12 Days of Christmas.. Day 3- Christmas shortbread

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We know at this time of year theres so many events to go to whether it be end of year school break up parties, work parties, or christmas parties! It can be hard deciding what to bring so we've got the perfect bring a plate dish.. Christmas Shortbread!! The no fuss easy to make recipe thats a classic and sure to impress all. Ingredients 250g butter, softened 3/4 cup Chelsea Icing Sugar 1/2 cup cornflour  1/2 cups standard grade flour  Extra Chelsea Icing Sugar to dust Method Preheat oven to 150ºC. Beat butter & icing sugar until creamy. Mix in...

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12 Days of christmas.. Day 2- DIY Bath Salts

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Why not get the kids involved and have them make their own bath salts to give to their teachers this christmas? These bath salts are so easy to make and let the kids make their own gifts to give. Choose cute plastic bags and festive ribbons to store the bath salts in or a glass gar and decorate with ribbon around the top. Ingredients: 2 cups epsom salts. 1/2 cup baking soda. 1/4 cup sea salt (optional) 30 drops of lavender essential oils. 10 drops of peppermint essential oil Method: 1. Mix all the ingredients in a medium size bowl...

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12 days of Christmas.. Day 1- White choc rocky road

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Its hard to find the perfect gift for teachers but this white chocolate rocky road is sure to impress, package it up in a clear plastic bag and tie with festive ribbon to finish. INGREDIENTS 250 grams white chocolate, cubed½ cup marshmallows, quartered⅓ cup toasted coconut chips40 grams roasted pistachios40 grams roasted macadamia nuts30 grams dried strawberries20 grams dried cranberries30 grams raspberry liquorice (optional)1 handful of freeze dried raspberries (optional)20cm square tin, lined with baking paper METHOD Bring a pot of water to a simmer. Place the white chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and place over the simmering water, make sure the...

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