Friday, July 23, 2010

We checked out this book from the library:
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These lovely Dutch authors have several similarly-food-themed books, all of which we've loved.  Inspired by their creations, the kids wanted to make some mushroom men.  Here's what we came up with:

And the red pepper car:

Everyone together:

And what do you do with all these mushroom men when you've finished with them?  You fry them up and eat them, of course!
(Don't worry, those were food-coloring markers we used)
Here they are, feeling a little less put together:
Amazingly, the kids were eager to eat them.  J never got one as far as inside his mouth, though.  E dug right in and gave them an enthusiastic two thumbs up, which shocked me to no end!  Babycakes was hesitant at first, but ate a few in the end and seemed to enjoy them.  Mushroom men--YUM!

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