Category Archives: Recipes

Taco Project

The most important part of a taco is the “tortilla” and the the best part is that you can make them at school or at home with your niños. Add any topping and you have an authentic mexican taco, which is with soft small corn tortillas.

What do you need?

  • Iron skillet or an electric griddle for schools.
  • 1 cup instant corn masa flour Maseca
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 2/3 cup water
  • Makes: 8 to 10 tortillas
  1. Mix the masa flour, salt and water for about two or three minutes. Just like playing with play-dough! If dough feels dry, add more water.
  2. Help children divide the dough into 8 or 10 equal size balls.
  3. Extend two sheet of plastic wrap and place one ball at the time between the two sheets. Pat, pat, pat till is flat.
  4. Peel off plastic.
  5. Place it in skillet or griddle. Both have to be medium-high.
  6. Cook one tortilla at a time for 50 seconds, then flip and cook for another 50 seconds. IMG 2516 300x262 Taco ProjectIMG 2517 300x200 Taco ProjectIMG 2518 300x287 Taco Project

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Easy kitchen activities to do with your preschoolers this spring.

Here are two easy kitchen activities to do with your preschoolers this spring.

Children love to help and be self-sufficient, we all know that! How about turning two fun kitchen activities into enriching projects.Children will have a sense of accomplishment but can learn about sequence, nutrition and  practice small motor skills.

Both kitchen activities are perfect when learning about farm animals.

Chocolate Milk | Leche con Chocolate

Using only three ingredients label them with a markers on write down the numbers 1 to 3 on three pieces of paper. First, have your child first (step one) pour some milk on a glass, Then (step two) add cocoa and finally some sugar (step three). Mix and enjoy!

Benefits:

  • sequence and following directions
  • coordination and skills (pouring and mixing)
  • self-esteem

Hard-Boiled Eggs | Huevos Cocidos

Have your child peel a hard-boiled egg. They love doing it, and eating it along the way.

Benefits:

  • small motor skill development
  • nutrition awareness
  • self-esteem

During these activities ask your child about the products you are using and where they think came from?

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