Kids Easter Cookies – Easter Activites for All-Ages

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counting and sorting.

Begin by teaching the children the numbers in the recipe, encouraging them to repeat the words. Find the eggs in the fridge together, count them out and add them to the recipe.

When it comes to decorating the cookies, try sorting the candies into matching groups, sizes and taste (they will love this). Children are more adept to remember these skills as they are able to “act them out”, they are learning by doing.

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

  • g powder
  • utter, unsalted
  • ectioners’ sugar
  • illa

Directions:

  1. electric mixer, cream the butter until light and fluffy (approximately five minutes on medium speed). Gradually add in white sugar and confectioner sugar until smooth. Add in the eggs, one at a time. When combined add in the vanilla until blended.
  2. rate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Gradually pour the flour mixture into the wet ingredients. Stir the mixture until smooth.
  3. te the dough for 1 hour.
  4. he oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit. Lightly flour surface and roll dough out to 1/8 inch. Use assorted Easter cookie cutters to cut the cookies.
  5. ies for 8 minutes (adjusting to your oven temperature accordingly).