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3 No Bake Christmas Recipes for Kids


It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the festive countdown has just begun, and we finally have an excuse to get the tree up and go Christmas crazy! If you haven’t started already, get up into the loft for those all-important decorations and get set for Christmas.

If life seems stressful or dreary, we must remember that Christmas is a time for family and friends. Take the time to embrace the Christmas break and remember to make memories that everyone will be able to look back on with joy.

Schools around the UK will be rehearsing their yearly nativity whilst parents are hastily finishing off last minute costumes. Our teachers and educators will spend the rest of this year keeping their students focused in class whilst adding a touch of Christmas creativity to their lessons. We’ve decided to give a little helping hand and would like to share 3 simple no bake recipes. Kids in the kitchen at Christmas is the perfect combination and is a great way to teach various skills whilst having fun at the same time. Use these festive recipes in your maths and English lessons and get your students to measure quantities or produce a method using keywords.

Mince Pie Ice Cream

Ingredients

500g Vanilla Custard
280ml Double Cream
8 mince pies 

Method 

1) Mix the custard and double cream in a bowl. Cover with cling film and place in a freezer for two hours. 
2) Break up the mince pies into small chunks and mix into the ice cream mixture.
3) Return the bowl to the freezer and leave overnight.


Christmas Pudding Pops

Ingredients

Leftover Christmas pudding
12 ice cream sticks
250g Melted white chocolate
5 tablespoons of Shredded coconut

Method

1) Line a tray with greaseproof paper.
2) Use a tablespoon to measure the amount of Christmas pudding for each pop. Roll the Christmas pudding into a ball.
3) Place the sticks into the balls and dip them into melted white chocolate.  Roll the pudding pops in shredded coconut and place the pops in the fridge until the chocolate hardens.

 Santa Fruit Kebabs

Ingredients

12 Mini Marshmallows
12 Strawberries, tops sliced off
1 large banana peeled and sliced into 1 cm chunks
12 Green grapes
Toothpicks

Method

1) Wash and cut the fruit.
2) Add one green grape to your toothpick and slide down, then add one banana slice followed by one strawberry. Add the mini marshmallow onto the pointed end of the strawberry.

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving so why not share some good quality resources with our community of teachers? If you have any Christmas inspired lesson ideas or resources please let us know via email kent.teach@cantium.solutions so we can share with others on our Kent Teaching Community Forum.

If you are looking for more activity ideas to do at Christmas, try our 3 Handmade Christmas Chocolate Gifts

Sources

https://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/easy-mince-pie-ice-cream

https://www.kidspot.com.au/kitchen/recipes/christmas-pudding-pops-recipe/oxsnv5bl?r=collection/christmasrecipesforkids&c=nf61ss9l/Christmas%20recipes%20for%20kids

https://www.momables.com/grinch-fruit-kabobs/

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