When Drama Princess was ten, she started to show interest in cake decorating. She wanted to thoroughly explore it. A friend kindly came and gave her a lengthy lesson in our living room. At the age of eleven, she created this fun cake for a friend’s sixth birthday. It was her idea and she did it all herself!
In our recent study of rocks, we learned about the different types, layers and so forth. We decided to try this recipe to illustrate that. It had layers, including cookie, nuts, caramel and chocolate. Can’t go wrong, right? Eh-hem.
The finished product was nearly impossible to cut, chewy enough to pull teeth, with way too little chocolate! So, definitely not a recipe we’ll repeat, but we sure had fun!
In studying caves and caverns lately, we did this experiment to illustrate how the mineralization process could occur quickly. Seems it’s possible it could have taken less than millions and millions of years after all.
One of the great things about homeschooling is the time and opportunity to more freely explore interests within an area of study. During a recent exploration of Ancient Egypt, Eddi fashioned this lovely paper headdress for the dog.