Early Childhood Education at Surfnetkids.com

Make Play Dough

Kids Recipes

Tracy Beaker Cake

You will need: a sponge cake, a cocktail stick, cake frosting, red food colouring, black food colouring, liquorice laces, and black icing. 1. Use a cocktail stick to mark out the shape of Tracy’s face. Don’t worry about being to neat this is just a guide for the next step. 2. Add a few drops […]

Continue →

Homemade Banana Pudding

1.Banana pudding mix2.Cut bananas3.Vanilla wafers First make the banana pudding. Then cut 2 or more whole bananas. Then you put 1 layer of bananas, then one layer of vanilla wafers and keep doing that until you run out of bananas then EAT IT! From Madison, age 9, Texas

Continue →

Autumn Leaves Soap

Autumn Leaves

This crafty soap will bring a touch of autumn into bathrooms and kitchens. This craft project is a new take on traditional soap and is super easy. Keep in mind that each of the leaves has enough soap on them for a single hand wash. When you’re done, you can just toss them into the […]

Continue →

Cucumber and Aloe Loofah Soap

Making soaps with kids is a fun craft; you can do for a school activity, or simply to spend a few hours together, crafting. The materials are easy to find and easy to use. Your kids can explore their creative side, and come up with all sorts of interesting soaps, without having a lot of […]

Continue →

Simple Soap Recipe for Kids

This simple soap comes out like play dough, and allows kids to form their own shapes. These can be great gifts or simply make bath time more fun. What you will need: 3 cups of soap flakes Liquid food coloring Vegetable oil Water A bowl Instructions for the project: Take a large bowl and put […]

Continue →

Easy Soap Making for Kids

Making home made soap is a great craft to share with your kids. The materials are affordable and easy to use, and soap making lets your kids, share their creativity, and have fun all at the same time. Here are some great ideas for easy soap making for kids-Easy Homemade Soap Making-This is an easy […]

Continue →

How to Make Butterfinger Chocolate

3 little slice butter,1 cup Nesquick chocolate mix,1 cup creamy peanut butter. Melt the butter in the microwave for about 10-20 seconds,then put the Nesquick in the bowl with the butter,then put that in the microwave for about 20 to 30 seconds,then take it out put all of that in a medium size bowl then […]

Continue →

Sucker Ghosts!

This is a quick craft that almost every elementary school kid in America does at one point or another. To do this craft you will need facial tissues, ribbon, tootsie pops, and markers. Give the child making this craft one of each. Then help them tie the facial tissue over the sucker, and make sure […]

Continue →

Spaghetti and Meatball Hat

This whimsical hat is easy to put together using just a few crafting supplies. You will need: 2 Paper Plates Yarn – (Preferably White or Cream Colored) 1″ or 1 1/2″ Pom-poms – (Preferably Red or Brown) Craft Glue Scissors Hole Punch Instructions for the project: Start out by punching two holes on your paper […]

Continue →

Sweet Necklaces for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is known as a day of carnival, when people dress up, have parades, dance, eat, drink, and stay up late. Mardi Gras means “Fat Tuesday” in French. The name “Fat Tuesday” comes from the ancient custom of parading a fattened ox through the streets of Paris, France, at the beginning of the celebration, […]

Continue →

Caterpillars

Banana,peanut butter,grapes,pretzel mini sticks,and a plastic knife. Peel and slice the banana,using the plastic knife. Use the peanut butter to hold the slices of 1.Bannah together,2.Using the plastic knife use the peanut butter to hold the slices of bannah together3.At the front of the edible catterpillar place a grape and hold it together with peanut […]

Continue →

Ham Stuffing

Ham,corn,green beans,eggs Mix all ingredients for 5 mins then cook for 15 mins. From Nicki, a parent, Lumberton, North Carolina

Continue →

Edible Ocean Octopus

An octopus is a very interesting animal that is found in the ocean and you can also make one as a tasty treat. Take a large marshmallow and several sticks of licorice. Cut the licorice so that you have eight pieces that are all the same size and length. These will be inserted into the […]

Continue →

Ocean Tuna Salad

Many people like the ocean and all of the amazing animals that live there. The ocean is interesting for many different reasons. The climate and all of the movements of the water, the different forms of life, plant and animal, and the coral reefs and volcanic rock formations are all interesting things to learn about […]

Continue →

Candy Topiary Party Favor

Candy topiaries are fun to make and fun to give as gifts to others. Candy topiaries are also surprisingly affordable to make. Most of the materials needed to make a topiary are very inexpensive; it is the simple labor required to make these topiaries that makes them extraordinary. If you know how to use a […]

Continue →

Starfish Sugar Cookie

Another sweet treat that can involve learning about the ocean is making starfish sugar cookies. This is a great project to get the kids involved with. Make sugar cookie mix as you would for any kind of cookie cutter cookie. Make sure that you have a star shape available. You can also use other shapes […]

Continue →