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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Tis the Season ... Reindeer Hot Cocoa & Snowman Soup

Can you believe it's almost Christmas?  The boys last day before the break is Friday so I am trying to get a jump on the gifts for his classmates.  I found 2 really simple gifts to make.

I found These super cute Reindeer Hot Cocoa idea on pinterest, but the ones I clicked linked to a picture not a post so I'm sorry for not giving credit to who created this idea.

Plastic Cone Bags (Found 100 on Amazon for $13)
Hot Cocoa Mix (bought mine in bulk section at Winco)
Mini Marshmallows
Brown Pipe Cleaners (Cut mine in half)
Googly Eyes
Red Pom Pom

Fill your cone bag with hot cocoa (I found about 1 cup was the right amount) top with a handful of mini marshmallows.  Tie the top of the bag (I used tap to secure it shut).  Cut the pipe cleaner in half twist around the top of bag, use your fingers to form the antlers.  Glue on the googly eyes and the red pom pom for the nose.  Let it sit so the glue is dry before handing out.

Last on my list was Snowman Soup, there are several post out there but I went with the one I found on Funky Polkadot Giraffe that had a really cute free printable you could use, she also linked to a printable that was super cute that had an old fashion Christmas feel but I was running low on ink and didn't want to print 25 of them.

1 packet of cocoa
mini candy canes
Hersey Kisses
Printable Label
Clear Bag

Add all to the clear bag, staple the label to close the bag up.

ALEXIS NOTES: I found Cocoa that had the marshmallows already in it so I skipped putting it in the bag.  I copied her printable she made and pasted into a word doc where I shrunk it down so I could print 8 per page, I'm all about the saving of money.  I used white card stock paper.

Are you doing any classroom gifts?

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  1. Someone actually went into my oldest son's class room (another mom) and made these with the kids. Super cute idea.

  2. I made the reindeer too last night. They are cute... :-)

  3. So adorable. I'm sure the kids will just squeal with joy

  4. Adorable and festive goodies!! Merry, Merry Christmas, girl! :)

  5. These are just so cute! I bet that they were a big hit!

  6. How nice my dear Alexis :) Have a lovely weekend! Hugs your way !


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