With the study of plants and flowers – it only made sense to open a farmer’s market in the classroom. The first thing we did was discuss and brainstorm what was found at a farmer’s market. We then decided what we would make.
STEP ONE: We made bread ornament dough and gave it to the children to form their vegetables.
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup salt
1 1/2 cups warm water
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
- Stirring with a large spoon, mix flour and salt. Gradually add water. Knead with your hands until soft and pliable.
- Form vegetables and fruit. Bake at 325 degrees F until hard, about 1 hour.
STEP TWO: After they were baked and cooled, we painted them: