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Parental Involvement – Lil’ Fingers Making Sweet Tarts

Posted on 25 February 2010 | Blossom Creative, Centre News

Blossom has always emphasized on parents’ participation and partnership in our children’s learning.

It is with this belief that we invited Mrs Syebvonne Nguyen (Emily, Jasmine and James’ mum) to come by for a baking session with our kids, from Nursery 1 all the way to Kindergarten 2!

Mrs Nguyen introduces the ingredients as the N1 & N2 children watch and listen intently.

Mrs Nguyen introduces the ingredients as the N1 & N2 children watch and listen intently.

Mrs Nguyen and the teachers felt that with Chinese New Year round the corner, it would be a fantastic opportunity for the children at Blossom to have real hands on experience in baking those yummy goodies everyone simply must have during the festive season! Pineapple tarts!

“Whirr, whirr, whirr, this is such fun!”

“Whirr, whirr, whirr, this is such fun!”

Our parental involvement also extended across generation and had Faith Heng’s (Nursery 1) grandma coming down to join in the fun and lend a very helpful hand!

Have a sniff at the vanilla essence, before we add it in!

Have a sniff at the vanilla essence, before we add it in!

Of course all hands-on activities come with FUN and MORE FUN! Our children had plenty of opportunities to whisk flour and eggs, flatten dough, rolling them into balls and stuffing them with pineapple filling.

It was a great exercise to improve on all our fine-motor skills but a tough feat for most of us to NOT pop some of the soft and sweet smelling dough into our mouths!

We take this opportunity to thank Mrs Nguyen and Faith’s grandma heartily for their patience and time. Take a peek below at what went on in the kitchen with our head chefs and little chefs!

Check out our perfectly moulded ready to bake tarts!

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Aunty Heng was all smiles as she helped line the children’s masterpieces to bake!

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“First we roll it and we pat it then we fill it!” Just don’t eat it! (not yet at least)

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And there we have it! Soft, crumbly pineapple tarts! Bon appetit!

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Mummies & Daddies, did you get a chance to taste these cookies from the heart?

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