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Age Range: 5-7 | 7-11
Duration: 30-59 mins
  • D & T
  • Maths
  • Science

Snowmen Rice Krispie treats

Make edible snowmen from puffed rice and marshmallow

This easy STEM themed baking activity lets students use puffed rice cereal, marshmallows and decorative items to create snowmen Rice Krispie treats! Baking is engineering. It is uses science, maths and technology skills to engineer and create solutions and new tasty products. So, engineers need all these skills – precision in weighing out ingredients, the safety required in the kitchen and product design and quality engineering to test, taste and improve with each bake!

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Make Rice Krispie snowmen

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