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Cookies in a Jar Tied with a MAY ARTS RIBBON Bow

Cookie jars with ribbon

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This past week, my daughter, Sophie, and I made COOKIES IN A JAR for the first time ever. We gave the cookie jars to teachers and neighbors—one to just about everybody on our list! She is in 1st grade so this is a project for just about all ages. It was nice to be together, work together and just enjoy together.   While creating the gifts Sophie was learning quite a lot…
-READING- She read the recipes, instructions, and package information.
-MATH- Calculating the ingredients and how much to purchase.
-SCIENCE- The science of baking and the measuring of ribbon and ingredients.
-ART- Finding the perfect fabric and ribbons for the top of the jars. She even helped tie the ribbons.

Oh and –MUSIC- we sang to Christmas carols as we made the jars!

So if you get a little winter break and want an activity – try the Cookies in a Jar…tied with a May Arts bow!

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Cookie jars with ribbon

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Cookie jars with ribbon

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You will need:

  • Quart wide mouth jars (washed and dried)
  • Ingredients for your cookies
  • Fabric 7 inches wide
  • 25 inches of ribbon

Cookie jars with ribbon

Layer your ingredients; make sure you pack down each layer.  Fill completely to the top.  Put the lids on, cover with your fabric and tie your bow!
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Cookie jars with ribbon

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Cookie jars with ribbon

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Ribbons used:

  • red/white  NX Solid/Stitched Center
  • green  QD Sheer/Velvet Dot

***Allrecipes.com has over 50 different recipes!***

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Blog Posted By: Leah Farrar-White

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Don’t Forget to check out – Sneak Peek Part II !

 

 

  1. doris

    wow, stunning project:) Love it!!!!!

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  2. Denise Bryant

    I love this idea! I’ll have to check out the recipes! The decorated jars look so festive!
    DeniseB

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  3. Anonymous

    What a neat idea for giving and making with your little girl. They are so festive!!!

    Reply

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