Sam had a few kids from her class over this weekend to work on a French presentation. They found all of these ideas, so I can’t take any of the credit…I just supervised (and financed) the process. But, the ideas that they came up with were cool, so I thought I would share 🙂 Also, the fact that they are all in grade 6, and did everything by themselves was pretty cool too!
They made 28 of each treat, enough for everyone in their class. They made hotdogs out of twinkles and granola bars, hamburgers out of vanilla cupcakes and brownies, tacos from icing and vanilla Oreos, and drinks from jello.
Here is just a sampling of what they made. Thank goodness I had 10 extra sushi trays washed and ready to go! Once again my “hoarding” pays off! (I have to make a point to justify to John why I save random things like every sushi container we use)
To make the mini tacos, they started with vanilla Oreo cookies. They separated the top and bottom of the Oreos, then used a serrated knife to saw the cookies in halves. They left the icing in, but next time, I think I would remove the icing…I can’t believe I am saying this, but they were a little too sweet. Also, for this case, it was probably better that the icing stayed in the cookies, and was shared with their 28 classmates, rather than being eaten by the four kids in my kitchen if it was removed…
So we went to plan B, and we used a knife to carefully spread the icing on.
And then used green candy coated chocolate chips, yellow sprinkles, and red coloured sugar to sprinkle on top… As you can see, I removed the white icing in the one I was holding in the above picture. They were adorable! What a great idea! I think any wafer or light coloured cookie would work.
Next on their list was hot dogs. To make these, you need red icing, twinkles, and a chocolate bar, the kids used chocolate dipped granola bars.
We cut the twinkles in half, not quite all of the way through. Then they stuffed them with a granola bar…
They also made cupcakes out of vanilla cupcakes. The cupcakes ended up being a lot title lopsided, so I trimmed them off and we flipped them upside down. They cut two-bite brownies in half for the meat, and added red and green icing for pickles and relish.
The cupcakes would have probably looked a little more realistic if we were able to use them right side up… But I thanked they turned out well.
They had their presentation today, and Sam seemed to think that it went really well, and the kids in her class loved the snacks (which wasn’t a surprise considering the sugar content!) Lol! I’d give them an A! Great work guys!