Cup Shooter. Cut off the bottom and replace it with a balloon, now put a marshmallow in and presto!
Marshmallow Popper.......Real Simple. Cut off the bottom of the cup, cut off the top of a balloon, put them together, and then pop things
Come Together Kids: Mini Marshmallow Shooters (or Pom Pom Poppers) Just cut a plastic cup and put a balloon over it Sounds like fun!
Cute! Take a donut cut it in half, put icing around it, M & Ms and cut a marshmallow for the clouds.
slice off top of cupcake and put frosting the bottom. use a cookie cutter to make cut out shape on the part of cupcake. replace top of cupcake on the frosting....cute & less messy!
Put a glow stick inside a water balloon and put the balloon in a stocking and hang it from a tree or ceiling.
Resurrection Rolls - put a marshmallow in a croisant and bake. The marshmallow melts and when you bite into it, it's empty, just like the
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Anybody in need of a stress ball? Easy peasy project for kids: You can make your own with rice or small beans like lentils, kidney or black beans along with a balloon. Get a balloon, blow it up to stretch it and let the air out.... get a funnel or rig one. Put the beans and/or rice in the balloon (probably 1/2- full cup; don't stuff the balloon to much because it will break from manipulation) tie balloon and bammm! Stress ball! Or fill with play dough for a squishier version!
Zucchini Boats: cut a zucchini in half lengthwise and trim a little off the bottom so it sit still in a baking dish*** Scoop out the center
Keep a potato around until some eyes start growing on it. Slice a piece of the potato off where the eye is, and put it in a cup with water covering the potato, but not the eye. Soon, you'll have a potato plant sprouting up and you can plant it in the garden, or just watch it grow in the cup (no potatoes will grow in the cup, but the plant will grow and look good.)
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Just cut a zucchini in half lengthwise and trim a little off the bottom so it sit still in a baking dish*** Scoop out the center where the
Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker recipe for "Erin's Cheesy Italian Chicken Pasta": pour 2 cups chic broth and half a bottle of italian dressing of choice on bottom of dish, top with cherry tomatoes, about 2c of raw mac. pasta, fresh cut up broccoli florets, and raw chic tenderloin breasts, coat chic with remaining italian dressing from bottle, put the lid on it & put in microwave for 25 min. Then take the lid off and put 1-2c shredded cheese on top, put lid back on for 10 min. and you're done!
Spoon lamp! Cut the bottom of a Pepsi bottle off and then glue spoons to it!
STRAWBERRY SANTA!! HOW TO MAKE : CUT the top of a strawberry , fill it with cool whip or icing and put the cut part back on and dab a dot of cool whip on the top, cut bottom so it will stand and you now have a cute treat for your christmas parties!! You can also use cream cheese and icing sugar. I often add a tpsn of sour cream or even milk to make it a bit smoother.
Add a little Dawn to cut grease; this one’s perfect for the stove top. Heat 1 cup of vinegar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch in the microwave for 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons Dawn and put it in a spay bottle. Spray. Wait an hour. Wipe. Rinse. This also works wonders in the shower to get soap scum and lime deposits off the shower walls.
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Great activity during a weather unit. 2 liter soda bottle cut in half. Put about an inch and a half of warm water (w blue food coloring) in the bottom. Invert the top of the bottle with the lid on and fill with ice. Watch the water condensate and watch it "rain"
INDIAN BRIDAL MASK. Mix 1 cup chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour, 1 cup plain greek yogurt, 3 tablespoons Turmeric (it's a spice ;)) and juice from half a lemon. Put in air tight container with the expiration date of the greek yogurt written on it and keep refrigerated. Smear on face and let dry til almost crusty. Over the sink rub it off you face (this will exfoliate and remove the tiny peach fuzz off your face) then wash the excess off with a warm
Blow HUGE bubbles - poke a hole in the bottom of a paper cup, or cut off the bottom of a water bottle. Dip. Blow.
Begin by preheating the oven to 150 degrees F. While the oven is heating, put on a pot of water to boil. Once the oven has reached 150 F, turn it off and pour 1 cup of ammonia into a heat safe bowl or baking dish and place it on the top rack of the oven. Place the pot of boiling water on the bottom rack, close the oven door, and leave them both in the oven overnight.
Put a cup inside a tube sock...in each cup put an object...students must draw the object without looking at it...to keep with the suspense,
Sugar and Charm: Cotton Candy Shots. Put some cotton candy in a shot glass, then cover it with marshmallow vodka. It melts instantly for a super sweet shot.
put a glow stick in the bottom of a paper cup, then insert a clear plastic cup and whatever clear drink/snow cones you want! SUCH a cute
Wall Mirror With Rope - just replace the rope with leather and hey presto!
Give friends and family self-addressed envelopes with one balloon in each. (For a 28th bday, give out 28 envelopes.) Have them blow up the balloon (without tying it) and write a birthday message on it, then deflate it, put it in the already-addressed envelope and mail it. Your birthday boy/girl will receive the mail and have to blow up each balloon to read the messages.
Cut a zucchini in half lengthwise trim a little off the bottom. Scoop out the center with a spoon. Brush with a mixture of crushed garlic, olive oil, salt pepper. Arrange halved grape tomatoes into the grooves, sprinkle with bread crumbs bake in a 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes. Remove place diced fontina or mozzarella in between the tomatoes, put back in oven under the broiler til golden and bubbling. Remove drizzle with olive oil
S'moretini Shooter - graham cracker crumb rim, chocolate fudge in the bottom of the glass, then marshmallow vodka, bailey's, godiva
mason jars with water and floating flowers inside. Could even put a fake flower in the bottom, fill it up 3/4 way and put a floating candle on top!
how neat!: Have the ultrasound people write it down and place in a sealed envelope. Tell the balloon people to put the right color in the