Home theme party celebrates the fact that every creature great and
small needs a home to live in. Here are some fun recipes for
different homes and houses.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Home Theme Party Menu Ideas
Gingerbread houses aren't just for
holidays. Make a traditional gingerbread house or try a miniature
gingerbread house from graham crackers. See
both recipes here. Use this for a centerpiece for the party.
Igloos Three Ways Create an igloo for your home theme party.
Make your favorite cheese ball recipe. Instead of rolling in
nuts leave outside white. Score squares with a toothpick around
the outside to resemble ice blocks.
Create an igloo with cheese cubes. Use a small paper cup if
needed to prop up cubes. Use soft cheese or cream cheese to
attach them together.
Apple igloo. Cut an apple in half and core out seeds and
middle. Lay flat and spread cream cheese or peanut butter around
outside. Lay miniature marshmallows all around outside of apple.
Some animals have to carry their homes with them wherever they go.
2 1/2- 3 cups flour
1 Tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon yeast
½ cup water
1/3 cup milk
1 Tablespoon butter
2 eggs, one for brushing the top
Raisins for eyes
In mixing bowl blend flour, sugar and salt. Set aside. In Microwave
safe bowl add water, milk and butter together. Heat until warm about
130 degrees with a candy thermometer. Stir in yeast and allow to
foam. Stir yeast mixture into flour mixture. Add egg. Blend
together. Place on a floured surface and knead 5 minutes until dough
is smooth. Cover and let rest while you grease a cookie sheet and
preheat oven to 400. To create a turtle with your dough, make a
small ball for his head, 4 balls for legs and a ball for a tail.
Shape the remaining dough into a body and place on the cookie sheet.
Attach the legs, head and tail to turtle body. Add raisins for eyes.
In a glass beat egg with a fork. With a pastry brush, brush egg over
turtle body. Let rise 30 minutes and bake for 20 minutes or until
Candy sprinkles or colored frosting
Frost a sugar cone and place pointed side up. Decorate tepee with
sprinkles or pipe lines and decorations with colored frosting.
Poke a hole in the pointed end of your cone and poke pretzel
sticks inside for poles.