Friday, June 17, 2011

When Life Gives You Lemons~ Activity Tray and Sweet Treat

When life gives you lemons make lemonade!

Today was pretty warm and lemons were on sale so what a better day to make a refreshing drink

I set up our activity tray outside which was something new for us as most of our "cooking" activities are inside.

We cut 2 lemons in half and each child got to have a turn squeezing out the juice

This looks easy enough but it was a bit difficult for the younger children.

Then we added 1 cup of splenda and lots of water and ice.
Stir well and enjoy!

I don't really like lemonade but this recipe changed my mind. It was so sweet I had 2 glasses!

My crazy girl after she finished her first glass. Jada doesn't like juice so I was shocked when she drank the first glass full.

All the kids saying "Cheers!"

Oh and how cool is that picnic table? It folds up into a brief case. I bought it last night at a thrift store for $19 Score!

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Our Side of the Mountain said...

My kids would like to make lemonade and now I have a recipe! LOL Fresh lemonade is SO much better than the Kool-aid types! And those piggy tails are adorable! LOL Stopping in from Science Sunday!


Ticia said...

That's a yummy science lesson

Kelli- AdventurezInChild'Rearing said...

really like the bright colors! happy summer colors-

Mercedes said...

What a simple and great idea. I am already thirsty for lemonade looking at your pictures.

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