Friday, November 8, 2013

Cardboard Cookie Shop

 Pretend bake shop is always such a hit in our house. Sometimes we use play dough and sometimes we use felt, but today, cardboard and foam stickers made the most beautiful cookies in our bakery.

 I set this craft up early on a Sunday morning while the kids slept in a bit. I used cardboard for the circles and cut abstract stickers from sticky foam sheets to be our icing. Simple foam stickers would be used as sprinkles.
This can be done with any craft materials really. If you don't have stickers it can be simplified with just markers and cardboard. This craft is more about the imaginations then the supplies. So, let those little creative minds lead the way.

Both kids were fully engaged in this simple activity. They each became a new character that morning and baked up a storm as I prepared their breakfast. What a great way to start a Sunday.

I shared this over at Kiwi Crate, join me there for many more ways to inspire little imaginations. 


  1. These are so fun! Thank you for sharing at our Pinning for Play link party!

  2. What a wonderful idea. From the picture, I actually thought they were real cookies!

  3. These are so adorable :) Will be giving these a try over the Christmas break with my little ones.

  4. My 3 yr old enjoyed this activity this morning! After making her cookies she "baked" them in her play kitchen and then had a cookie party with her dollies!

  5. After finally collecting all the 'ingredients' we made our pretend biscuits. Great idea. 3 weeks later parts of biscuits are all over the house. Less fattening at least. :-)