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3 DIYs to help keep your kids entertained

Ensuring your kids stay entertained while they’re home can be pretty stressful for any parent. Sure, it may be a bit chaotic getting into a routine however, establishing a routine and preparing activities beforehand can help alleviate potential stress and boredom. Stay one step ahead with these vegan and kid-friendly DIY recipes that are sure to keep them entertained.

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Satisfying frozen honey 

If you’ve been scrolling through the realm of TikTok or YouTube, you may have come across the ‘satisfying frozen honey trend. Sweet and sticky, this trendy recipe is vegan-friendly and can be made in a jiffy. 

What you’ll need 

  • Filtered honey→ 100% pure honey (honey that’s not 100% pure will crystallise)
  •  Food colouring 
  • Plastic bottle 

How to make 

  • Squeeze your honey into a plastic bottle 
  • To add some colour, drop some food colouring into the mixture
  •  Once poured into the bowl, remove the lid from your bottle and place it inside the freezer for 4-5 hours. 
  • Once frozen, remove it from the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for several minutes. 
  • Once rested, squeeze and take a bite! However, be cautious as this summer TikTok trend is extremely sweet due to its high sugar content.
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Edible butter slime

Decadent, chocolatey and gooey, who would have thought we’d be saying all that about slime. Well, believe it or not, we’ve found the perfect 3-ingredient slime recipe that’s not only ‘taste-safe’ but also vegan-friendly. 

What you’ll need 

For Texture 

  • 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar 
  • Or chocolate-chip syrup, chocolate chips 
  • Crushed cashew nuts

How to make it

  • Mix your water and powdered milk together in a jug 
  • Whisk together your dry ingredients (maize meal and cocoa powder) in a mixing bowl 
  • Heat ⅓ cup of the mixed soya milk in your microwave until warm (not more than 20 seconds) 
  • When warming your soya milk, ensure that you’re using a microwave-safe dish
  •  Pour the milk into your mixing bowl along with your maize meal and cocoa powder and mix until a smooth slime begins to form 
  • Finish off by kneading your slime by hand 
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  • Gluten-free vegan playdough 

Admit it, no matter how many times you’ve tried to stop your little ones from putting playdough into their mouth, one way or another, kids will fall victim to the unpleasant salty taste. However, unlike standard doughs, we’ve curated a safer playdough recipe that’s the perfect alternative for your kids to play around with. 

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup BodiCafé’s whole grain maize meal
  • ⅓ cup of tapioca starch 
  • ½ cup of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar 
  • 1 cup of water 
  • 2 teaspoons of coconut oil 
  • Food colouring 

How to make 

  • Combine all your ingredients in a deep pan, except the food colouring 
  • Turn on your stove at a low heat and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, constantly stirring until well combined 
  • Once the dough has been thoroughly mixed, turn off the heat and transfer your dough onto wax paper 
  • Allow to cool for 5-7 minutes until cool enough to handle
  • Once cooled down, divide the dough into 2 parts and then add 1-2 drops of food colouring 
  • Knead dough until colour is fully incorporated 
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It’s time to ditch the board games and allow your kids to get crafty. Find these ingredients and more when you shop at BodiCafe.

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