Rainy day baking with kids: Cookie Decorating
Turn your go-to sugar cookie recipe into a fun rainy day activity for the kids.
Irish weather can be unpredictable to say the least. While the calendar tells us it’s almost summer, the chilly wind and rain say otherwise. What better than to take a rainy day to bake and create unique cookie creations with the kids?
Below are some kid-friendly baking and decorating ideas to brighten up a rainy day indoors.
1. Sugar Cookies
Baking and decorating sugar cookies is simple and provides the perfect canvas to let creativity flow.
Whatever your child adores, Sugarcraft has a cookie cutter to match. The travel cutter set is perfect for the little man with his head in the clouds, racing around the house or scuba diving in the tub. With airplane, train, boat and car cutters kids can design their dream car or unique fish with this under the sea set.
2. Bags & Shoes
For those little ones that love to shop and dress up, Sugarcraft’s Bags and Shoes mat and cutter set is a must-have.
A cookie set fit for a princess will let your little one create her perfect tiara to match.For those little ones that love to shop and dress up, Sugarcraft’s Bags and Shoes mat and cutter set is a must-have. A cookie set fit for a princess will let your little one create her perfect tiara to match.
3. Alphabet Cookies
Make the cookie decorating fun and educational with alphabet cookies. With an alphabet set, kids can learn their letters and work on spelling.
Children can mix and match cookies to create words like a game of Scrabble or Hangman, or decorate each letter to their name. The possibilities are endless.
4. Animal Face Cookies
Make the icing process easy with a premade icing mix or tub of frosting. Divide the frosting or icing into separate bowls, add a few drops of food colouring, mix and decorate away. If the icing is too messy and difficult to use, try a food colour pen.