Monday, August 3, 2009

Muffin Tin Monday: Party!!

muffin tin monday

This week’s theme for our muffin tin meal is party.  Well, we decided to have our theme around the book “If You Give A Pig A Party.”  I found a neat site that had an activity pack to download with coloring pages and ideas for a book themed party.

IMG_1972  First we did our coloring pages, one of which was decorating a cake.  Can you say glitter? lol.

IMG_1975 Then we made homemade ice cream!  Cute recipe I’ve seen before but never tried, where you put milk, sugar and vanilla in a small baggie and ice and salt in a big baggie.  Then put the sealed small baggie in the big baggie, seal, and shake until “frozen.”  Ds and I tossed the bag back and forth for our freezing process lol.  He really got into this theme and wanted to decorate the table.  He searched around and found a plastic tablecloth, some stickers, some ribbon and streamers, and his play doh ice cream maker.

IMG_1981 Cute, huh?  In the tin we have a mini donut with a candle (our version of a cake) some grapes (balloons) and the homemade ice cream (with sprinkles of course.)  Bottom row is pb&j (like in the book) and pig in a blanket.

IMG_1984 He loved it and we had a fun morning together.  I definitely like basing the theme on a book!  Be sure and check out all the creative moms who participate in Muffin Tin Monday with Michelle at HerCupOverfloweth.

9 comments:

  1. How neat ~ great way to learn and have fun!

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  2. I absolutely love your book theme, the book you used (one of our favorites) and your ideas for the tin!!

    This is super!!

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  3. That is just too cute. I wish my kids were still young enough to do theme meals!

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  4. very cute! I love book themes!

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  5. This was a fabulous idea! I love that you incorporated a book with your party lunch. Thanks for sharing

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  6. Too cute! We're reading 'If you Give a Pig a Pancake," but I forgot to pick up some pancake mix for this tin. Love your ideas!

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  7. Hi! Great muffin tin! Would you mind sharing your ice cream recipe? Can you do the ziplock idea w/ any recipe? My kids have been begging to make ice cream!

    Thanks!

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