Yesterday I had an after school surprise for the kids thanks to the lovely folks at Elenis Cookies. I told them someone sweet had sent us cookies in the mail and they squealed. Then I told them we could color on them and Ruby gasped. This cookie craft was a mash up of two of her very favorite things at four years old and it was all I could do to keep her from jumping out of her seat in excitement as I got things set up for coloring.
I let each of them choose six to decorate with the special markers that came with the cookies. Ruby drew some faces and added some abstract art to hers while Sebastian drew some minecraft inspired characters. I didn't pressure them into making these look like traditional Easter eggs because it would've taken all the fun out of letting them customize their edible works of art. Sebastian was so proud of his that he didn't want to eat them until Brett got home to see them.
I love the idea of getting to decorate your own cookies with markers but I love that these are available for sending out to friends and family even more. They'd make any birthday party or baby shower a little more fun, too!
We've got a few other Easter-themed crafts to keep the kids occupied after school this week thanks to a trip to Hobby Lobby yesterday. We may not see our dinner table until next Monday!