A Spring Gingerbread Cottage!

At Christmas time we bought a gingerbread house kit, but with the ski-ing trip we just didn’t get round to making it… the kids were disappointed, so we decided to make a ‘Spring cottage’ instead!

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Leon and Maya started by spreading the grass (green icing) and the soil (melted chocolate) for the garden, while Alfie started off by made a bird from marzipan….

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I think this was my favourite part of the year so far.. !! They all worked together, sharing ideas and really enjoying themselves…

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..even the little one joined in..!

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I was a very happy mama when I left my family for a scout meeting yesterday evening – it feels pretty good when you know your 3 year old, 6 year old, 9 year old and 12 year old can do a self directed activity together happily! šŸ™‚
And the end result?

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A close up?

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Not to forget the vegetable patch…

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…and of course Alfie’s bird sitting on the chimney….

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I love it! šŸ™‚

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