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Recipes

Make Holiday Decorations with Homemade Dough

Make Holiday Decorations with Homemade Dough • 4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 cup salt • 1-1/2 cups water Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Combine the flour, salt and water; mix well and knead for 10 minutes. Roll out on a lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shapes and make holes for hanging. Bake for 30 minutes; allow to cool. Decorate with poster paints or tube paints. Allow to dry and spray with clear […]

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Banana Muffins, Egg & Dairy Free

Using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer, blend the bananas until smooth. Add oil, milk and vanilla, mixing until combined. Slowly add in the dry ingredients, while mixing the batter. Spoon the batter evenly into 12 greased muffin tins. Bake at 375 for 16-20 minutes. Cool in the muffin tins. Makes 12 muffins. 1-1/2 c flour 3/4 c sugar 1 t baking powder 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/4 c vegetable oil […]

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Food preparation for toddlers: Activities to do at home

Food preparation for toddlers: Activities to do at home

As toddlers grow they become more observant and helpful with the activities that parents do every day. These are what Maria Montessori calls Practical Life Activities. One important aspect of practical life is food preparation. Make your kitchen safe and accessible to your toddler. One can have a low drawer for their own utensils that they use, have a special place in the fridge for their food and drink that they can serve themselves. To allow toddlers to help […]

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This week the children of the Willow Room made a delicious treat: Pumpkin Bread. They baked a sugar pumpkin, scooped out the soft pumpkin flesh with spoons – what messy fun – and pureed it in a blender ready to use for making pumpkin bread.  They then ground their own flour, soaked it in yogurt overnight and baked the pumpkin bread the next day. Since it was so much fun, we want to share the […]

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