Thursday, March 15, 2012

Edible Spring Flowers

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You knew this was coming right?  I couldn't resist using the seasonal M&M mix as inspiration to produce another "toddler approved" template.  This time around, we're using the plain M&M "Bunny Mix" to create flowers in preparation for spring!



I've uploaded to scribd the Spring Flower Template in color or black and white.  1 bag of "bunny mix" will have enough colors to make about 9 flowers.



Sort candy by color.



Then place corresponding colored candy to template.  I purposely left the petals a neutral color so that your child can have a choice in how the finished product will look.

Admire, then devour!



3 comments:

  1. I love this idea! Thanks so much for sharing! I added it to my blog today and think that we'll be doing this with jelly beans after Easter to work on counting, colors, and patterns.

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  2. Lol. Exactly the kind of fine motor skills that my kids excel in.

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  3. I really think this is cute! I was even thinking that you could also apply a dab of frosting to the paper to adhere the m&m and then the kiddos could take it home from daycare and eat it later, reminiscent of the candy dots on the paper...... lol

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