These are super cute and easy to make. We made our egg shapes out of plaster and then stuck a magnet on the back of each. Its the perfect activity to do with kids both big and small.
To make these you will need some moulds, plaster, magnets, mod podge, paint and decorations.
To decorate our eggs we painted them and then used some pretty flat gems that are actually meant as nail decorations. These were actually perfect for the task at hand. Oh and let’s not forget the mod podge! All our magnets received a generous coating of mod podge gloss.
So, Let your kids creative juices flow and get creative. Its a great fun activity for easter that produces sweet little keepsakes for your fridge.
These also make great gift ideas for granny or the cute alternative to chocolate making your dentist a happy bunny this Easter.
The John Adams Chocolate Lolly Maker was in our 3rd and final Toyologist box and the kids couldn’t have been more excited.
First I must state how the packaging and its contents are very “Pink” to my 12 year old sons dislike. However, we managed to get past this and he eventually agreed to at least eat a lolly.
Alice, however, was very please and in all honesty the toddler didn’t care what colour it was… It was chocolate and that’s all that mattered (a boy after my own heart).
Included in this kit you will find
4 fun chocolate lolly moulds (flower, heart, horse, rabbit) a number of lolly sticks, secret message stamps, melting pot/bottle, wrapping foil, ribbon, lolly wrapper and instruction sheet.
First you will need to fill the pot/bottle with warm water. Screw on the lid and then place the chocolate on top to melt. Once melted pour chocolate into moulds. Secure sticks in place and add secret message. Now place in the freezer for around 30 minutes.
Once the chocolate has Solidified pop out the moulds and use the lolly wrapper to wrap your lollies in foil. Lastly tie with pretty ribbon to complete.
The kit is this simple to use. I do like the idea of using warm water inside the water bottle as this allows children to make their lollies independently. However, this does seem to make the whole process a lot longer and I was tempted to just melt it over a pan of boiling water (though I didn’t)!
The lollies came out the moulds very easy and there was not one broken lolly in sight which I was most pleased with.
Note: The chocolate is not include. We used a big bar of dairy milk which made a good 8 lollies. The moulds are nice and deep making the lollies most enjoyable.
The John Adams Chocolate Lolly Maker is a great kit that the children really enjoyed using.
We give this creative kit a massive 5/5
You can buy the John Adams Chocolate Lolly Maker from Toys R Us