Friday, 12 April 2013

Making bread and playing with sugar

Today has been a long one.

I am TIRED and the children haven't listened very well all day.

Well, all afternoon, at least.

But we still found time to make a mess.

And some bread, to go with our mushroom bolognese.

Garlic and rosemary focaccia, courtesy of James Martin.

Jasmine and Sonny had fun mixing...

...and kneading!

Then, whilst the dough was proving in a warm place, we cleaned the play tray and filled it with sugar, perfect for mark-making.

 Jas wrote her name:

Sonny tried to write his!

Sonny's approximation of the letter "S"
They made handprints:

They had fun...

...But I have it on good authority that they definitely didn't lick any sugar!

It was a pleasant afternoon, and the bread didn't turn out too badly either.

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