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Food Explorers Cooking Class for Kids!: Homemade Pizza

Saturday, April 10 3:00 PM

Join Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make the quickest homemade Pizza of your life! In just one hour you’ll make your own pizza dough and have pizza for your whole family. 

Exploring food encourages children to learn through sensory experiences, hands-on activities and working together to create delicious results.

Food Explorers provides children with the knowledge to make healthy choices for themselves. By combining nutrition education with cooking and hands-on food exploration, you'll have a Food Explorer in no time!

You will need the following ingredients for this recipe: 

Sugar (1 TBSP), active dry yeast, olive oil, flour, salt and your choice of pizza toppings (sauce, cheese, veggies, meats, etc).

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Digital Program: Food Explorers Baking Class for Kids!: Focaccia

Monday, April 12, 2PM via Zoom

Join Food Explorers for a bread making workshop! You’ll make your own Focaccia bread masterpiece by decorating with fresh vegetables and herbs, and make dinner rolls from scratch in this two hour class.

You’ll need the following ingredients: flour (~6 cups total for both recipes), yeast, salt, sugar, olive oil, 1 egg, butter, salt and your choice of decorative toppings, such as: peppers, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, onion, olives, fresh parsley, rosemary, etc. The more colors the better!”

This is an online program. Registration is required to attend this program. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. Families with children ages 7 and up.

Generously funded by the Groton Education Foundation!

Please register HERE.

 

Food Explorers Baking Class for Kids!: Chocolate Ganache Tart with homemade Whipped Cream

Friday, April 16 4:00 PM 

Join  Food Explorers to make a Chocolate Ganache Tart with homemade Whipped Cream!

You’ll need the following ingredients:

Oreos or chocolate graham crackers, butter, heavy cream (1.5 cups), 12 of either dark or milk chocolate (or a mixture of both). Chocolate chips or bars of chocolate are both fine. You will need either a tart tin with a removable base, or a pie dish.

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Upcycling: DIY Cardboard Loom and Weaving Workshop for Kids!

Friday, April 23 4:00 PM

Come join Hazel learn how to weave fabric scraps into a wall hanging using a cardboard loom. All the materials will be provided and ready for pickup in the Ames room after you register for this fun event. All ages welcome.

Materials in Bag:

Cardboard Loom 

Fabric Scraps

* You might need a pair of scissors

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Digital Program: Food Explorers Cooking Class for Kids!

Saturday, May 1 at 3 PM via Zoom

Homemade Tortillas and Guacamole

Join Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make Homemade Tortillas with Guacamole! That’s right, you’ll learn how to make Tortillas from scratch. You’ll mix, knead, roll and cook the tortillas just in time for an afternoon snack. 

Exploring food encourages children to learn through sensory experiences, hands-on activities and working together to create delicious results.

Food Explorers provides children with the knowledge to make healthy choices for themselves. By combining nutrition education with cooking and hands-on food exploration, you'll have a Food Explorer in no time!

You will need the following ingredients for this recipe: 

 AP flour, water, olive oil, salt, 1 avocado & 1 lime. You will also need either a cast iron skillet or a medium sized non-stick frying pan.”

 

This is an online program. Registration is required to attend this program. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. Families with children ages 7 and up.

Generously funded by the Groton Education Foundation!

Please register HERE.

Digital Program: Food Explorers Baking Class for Kids!: Lemon Bars

Friday, May 7, 4 PM via Zoom

Join Food Explorers to make Lemon Bars! This lightened up version uses Greek yogurt for a light texture, and we’ll also be making a quick and optional raspberry sauce to accompany this dessert.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

6 oz cream cheese, 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, 3 eggs, white sugar, 2-3 lemons, graham crackers, butter and optional vanilla extract and raspberries.

This is an online program. Registration is required to attend this program. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. Families with children ages 7 and up.

Generously funded by the Groton Education Foundation!

Please register HERE.

 

Digital Program: Upcycling Workshop: Fabric Bead Bracelet Workshop for Kids!

Saturday, May 8, 10 AM via Zoom

Fabric Bead Bracelets

Come join Hazel to learn how to make stylish bracelets using nothing but fabric scraps and beads. All the materials will be provided and ready for pickup in the Ames room after you register for this fun event. All ages welcome.

Please register HERE.