Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Autumn Leaf Cookies

We’ve been talking about the colours the leaves have been changing and today we made our own coloured leaves 
to eat.
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I premade the sugar cookie dough and tinted it red, orange and green.
Then rolled the dough into little balls.
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The children took a group of balls and placed them between waxed paper before
 rolling out the dough.
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There were mini, leaf shaped, cookie cutters to chose from.
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Parents talked about the shapes of the cutters and the colours of the dough.
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Amazingly from those three little balls of dough they were able to make
2-3 cookies.

Time to bake. 
This little boy was very interested in the cooking part and insisted on taking the pan to the oven.
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So I took this opportunity to talk about time.  We set the timer then he went back to play.
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 Love the smile on his face, anticipation.
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One batch of sugar cookie dough provided enough mini cookies for three days of snack.