As Easter hops closer, it’s egg-citing to find ways to engage your little bunnies in festive and educational activities. That’s why this recipe is sure to crack a smile on their faces (OK, that’s enough with the puns). This easy peasy recipe is perfect for lower elementary students and teaches them about measuring, following directions and working together as a team.
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You will need:
Makes 24 nests
- 2 and 2/3 cups of milk chocolate
- 12 and 1/2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup of golden syrup (or honey or corn syrup)
- 7 cups of cornflakes
- Mini eggs or jelly beans
You will also need 24 paper cases and 2 muffin tins
- Line a muffin tin with paper cases
- Break the chocolate into pieces and put it in a heatproof bowl with the butter and golden syrup. Melt the chocolate butter and syrup together by placing the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Stir occasionally until everything is melted and smooth.
- Take the bowl off the heat and add the cornflakes. Stir gently until they are all coated in the chocolate mixture.
- Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and press down with the back of the spoon to make a dip in the center.
- Leave the nests to set in the fridge for at least an hour.
- Once the nests are set, fill the wells with mini chocolate eggs, jelly beans and other Easter treats!
Now let’s get crafty with this EDITABLE Easter name craft!
This fun craft is so easy to use! Type your student list into the form and generate 20 personalized bunnies with corresponding letter eggs for your students to color and cut. Decorate your classroom walls and hallways with these fun bunnies with the heading “Hanging with my PEEPS!”, and send home as a placemat. If your students are already spelling their names with no practice needed, then how about switching it up with sight words or vocabulary words!