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Dinosaur activities - Episode 1

All this week, in honor of the many lockdowns and quarantines around the world, My Moppet Shop will be sharing dinosaur and STEAM related activities that can be done at home with your kids. Look for a new one every day from Monday to Saturday. Dinosaur "Fossil" Medallions You will need: Small dinosaur figures, preferably skeletons A small container of sand Salt Flour Water An oven or microwave Access to a computer and printer (optional) This activity will take a little prep - possibly the night before, but is very easy to do.  You can adapt this activity for kids from early preschool age to early school age.  You can also add variations to make this more complex. Make a salt...

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Make dinosaur cookies from store bought cookie mix

One of the big challenges with making shaped cookies is getting the dough right.  This often involves looking up different cookie recipes online and giving them a try till you find one that isn't too hard to work with and doesn't spread too much when baked. Even when you find the right recipe it can be difficult or messy, requiring freezing your dough before rolling and sometimes again before baking.  A lot of recipes use the creaming method, which is a pain if you don't want to get the mixer out and deal with all the clean up afterwards.   There is an easier option. This is so easy that you'll kick yourself for doing anything else. Ingredients: 1 roll of cut...

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