Thursday, January 3, 2013

Sweet Snowflakes

Sweet Snowflakes are a perfect activity to add to the January Weather Watcher's Lesson Plan. (Find the lesson at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Rachael-Redd ) Below is a list of ideas, then the recipe.  Feel free to post any other ideas and suggestions, and post your pictures!

Happy Homeschooling!
Mrs. Redd

Teachers 
Parents/Home Educators
  • Use Sweet Snowflakes as an art lesson.
  • Take the opportunity while preparing the snack to discuss the importance of being unique individuals, just like each snowflake is different.
  • Eat some, then clear coat some for keepsake decorations.
  • Make the activity a home ec lesson.
 
 
Sweet Snowflakes
 
Ingredients
  • Tortillas (As many as needed; Medium soft taco style work well)
  • Powdered Sugar and/or Brown Sugar
  • Your Favorite Sweet Spices
  • Vegetable Oil
Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Warm tortillas slightly in microwave or oven.
  • Fold each tortilla in half 3 times and cut designs as you would with paper snowflakes
  • Unfold tortillas and place on baking sheet.
  • Brush each snowflake lightly with vegetable oil.
  • Sprinkle with desired spices and bake for 6-8 minutes or until crispy.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and/or brown sugar and allow to cool.
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