This weekend we had our neighborhood Kids Christmas party. It was so much fun and we got to use MY idea this year so I am so excited to blog about it that I put the baby down for a nap and ran to the window,... Wait Wait Wait.. Wrong story... Ran to the computer to blog about it!
Ideas flew about what we could do, and the person who's house it was said cookies. The kids can cut them out and after they cook they can decorate them... WOW! That's a lot of work we said... She agreed and off to think again. Neighbor two said Gingerbread houses, we'll make them up the night before and have them all decorate them.. MAKE? Who's going to make 16 gingerbread houses??
Now they call me, my idea has been the same, year after year...
This is so easy and what we will do.
I'll make the houses and task things to you.
One neighbor will bring some marshmallows too, and icing to cover as if it is glue.
The rest of the neighbors will all need to bring, some candy to cover and at least two different things!
So, I worked for two hours just mixing it up. I made up the houses and chilled them right up. I finished the making and then cut them out. It wasn't too easy but they rounded about. I am not a piggy, no huffing or puffing, but these houses turned out like bricks no mussing no fussing and no crazy tricks!
We got to the neighbors with houses in hand, some cardboard with foil to use as a stand. The decorations were pretty and even so bright, that they may even last the day and tonight! The workers were tough and some were so pretty, they didn't even mind that the work was so sticky! No Dilly, no dally just work and get to it, and all shared a lot and helped each one through it! My rhyme may sound silly, yet my words all are true, but my hope is your neighbors are great ones too!!!
Ok, so long story short. Massive Rice Crispy treats, 3 pans full, two are house bottoms and one cut into triangle to make roofs, everyone brought candy that went into muffin tins and icing into ziplock bags with holes cut in one corner to "glue" on your houses, one little boy was wanting a paper towel till he found out it was not real glue then he was so happy he was glittering everything so he could squirt it.
SUPER EASY!! All the kids got along, we had so much fun, glad not everyting was unwrapped, it would have been wasted. Tons of fun, and even the littler ones (2 year olds) had a great time!
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