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Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies

Children love to help in the kitchen. They can measure, stir, roll out dough, cut shapes, and decorate. Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies  You will need: 1 cup sugar 1cup butter, softened 1 pkg (3 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg yolk 2 cups all-purpose flour Pink or red colored sugar and white, pink, or
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Apple Song

This is an easy song for children to learn. You can act out the song as you sing Apple Song (sung to The Farmer in The Dell) There was an apple seed     (Pretend to plant seed)                                           t’was planted in the ground. Down came the pouring rain   (Use fingers as rain) and puddled all around. And then came out the sun   (Put hands above head
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The Little Red House with No Windows and No Doors and a Star Inside

Children are fascinated by this story. They often say “It’s Magic!”   Read the following story (have an apple ready to cut-you’ll need it towards the end of the story) The Little Red House with No Windows and No Doors and a Star Inside There once was a boy who was tired of playing with his toys. “I can’t find anything to do” he
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Awesome Applesauce

Applesauce is the best recipe to try first with children as most children love it! Basic Equipment:  saucepan, heat-safe spatula, teaspoons, dry and liquid measuring cups, potato masher, plastic knives, an apple peeler/corer. A tabletop apple, peeler/corer works best with young children. Ingredients you will need: 8 apples (Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Gala, Pink Lady, Cortland-variety works best) ¾ cup apple juice ½ cup water
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