School holidays are here again and you know what that means! All the kids will be at home enjoying their short vacation from pop quizzes and worksheets. But who said they can’t learn a thing or two during the holidays? Here are some exciting activities you can let your children do with the help of your Thermomix.
1. Non-Toxic Paint
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Paint can be a bit expensive when bought in a store. This handy recipe from trtlmt.com.au lets you make a batch of non-toxic paint using ingredients you can find in your cupboard! Maybe you can even let the youngsters create themselves a new piece of artwork for their bedrooms.
Looking for a place to store all those paints you just made? Place them all in the TM Essentials Reusable Food Pouches. It has a handy spout, which is great for dispensing liquids. Clean it when you’re done and use it to store other goodies.
Super-Soft Modelling Clay
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Not only is this clay flexible and mouldable, but it’s also non-toxic and easy to clean. Thermofun.com has a kid tested recipe which can be done in less than 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can also try this mix which uses fewer ingredients and also smells great!
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Coloured rice is great for making different kinds of arts and crafts projects. You can also fill a sensory bin with these to help stimulate your child’s senses! Just follow this simple guide and your little one will be on his way to having loads of good clean fun.
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Why not make paper with the kids using your Thermomix. Perfect for gift wrapping, home made cards or as a piece of art. Create a flower garden and turn your recycled paper into plantable paper by adding seeds. Try out this guide and create new masterpieces with your kids.
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Glue is essential to making to some kinds of crafts! Thankfully, the blog One Girl and Thermie has this short guide for making sticky glue that’s sure to last a long time. Don’t forget to use thin layers for best results! The TM Essentials Reusable Food Pouches are also ideal to store your glue.
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How about a unique and fun way to draw outside? Make these fun ice pencils at home and take them outside for a spin. Just make sure you don’t eat them by accident! You can even use the TM Essentials Starsky Silicone Popsicle Mold to make star shaped ice pencils.
Chocolate Bliss Balls
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Let your kids make their own desserts with this divine recipe for delicious chocolate balls! The combination of cocoa and glazed cherries produces a heavenly taste that both kids and adults will love. Add in other goodies such as marshmallows or fruit chunks to make it more delicious.
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This recipe from Why Is There Air is tasty, but light. You only need four ingredients to prepare this chocolate mousse, and it can easily be made in just 10 minutes. The dessert uses milk, which makes it lighter compared to a chocolate mousse made with cream.
Easy Mac & Cheese
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Prepare a delicious meal in record time! For kids who are crazy over macaroni and cheese, here is Mrs. D’s recipe which can be done in less than 10 minutes. It has a creamy and chewy texture that the little ones will surely love!
Get all the goodness from your Thermomix bowl the TM Essentials Silicone Spatula. It’s heat resistant up to 260 C and is dishwasher-safe for hassle-free cleaning.
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Bananas and oranges may not sound like a good combination, but once you try this smoothie from Seana Smith, you’ll definitely love it! The secret of blending the sweet and tangy flavours of these fruits is by adding milk and yoghurt. Aside from toning down the flavours of the banana and orange, it also adds a foamy texture to the drink.
So there you have it! A heap of school holiday activities to keep your kids busy on sunny and rainy days. Promote creativity and a healthy lifestyle with these fun activities. Always be sure to supervise young ones when working with a Thermomix.
Which recipe did you and your children like best? Got any other fun Thermomix creations to share? Let us know in the comments section below!