Boo Things Treats

Boo Things Treats

These ghostly sweets are more delicious than scary! Vary the ingredients to suit kids’ tastes and show them there’s nothing to be frightened of when you make Boo Things together!

What you’ll need:

  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups popped popcorn and/or miniature marshmallows
  • large fresh strawberries and/or bananas (optional)
  • mini and regular size chocolate chips, jellybeans, or other small candies
  • cake pop sticks

Directions:

  • In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in popcorn/marshmallows until coated.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonsful onto waxed paper; smooth and flatten into ghost shapes. Insert a cake pop stick into each ghost.
  • Add ghostly facial features with chocolate chips or jelly beans.
  • Let pops sit for at least fifteen minutes to harden. Then let kids gobble them up.

Fruit option:

  • Insert a cake pop stick into half of a banana or a large strawberry (washed, dried, stem removed).
  • Cover the fruit in melted white chocolate and add mini chocolate chips for eyes.
  • Let pops sit at least fifteen minutes to harden.

National Coloring Book Day

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National Coloring Book Day is recognized annually on August 2.  Coloring and coloring books have always been popular with children, but over the years adults have gotten more and more involved with coloring.  Obviously, adult coloring is now a huge trend. Many find that it is not only fun but also a great way to reduce stress.

Founded in 1941, Dover Publications leads the way. Dover released their first coloring book for adults, Antique Automobiles Coloring Book, in 1970. Dover now publishes Creative Haven®, a popular line of coloring books specially designed for adult colorists.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Go find a coloring party near you or participate online.  Spend some time coloring with your friends, children or grandchildren or by yourself. Enjoy the creativity of making a picture come to life. Download the official National Coloring Book Day 2017 color page.

Post your pictures on social media using #NationalColoringBookDay to encourage others to find the enjoyment in coloring.

HISTORY

National Coloring Book Day was submitted by Dover Publications in May 2015. The Registrar at National Day Calendar declared National Coloring Book Day to be observed annually on August 2.

HERE ARE SOME FUN THINGS FOR YOU TO COLOR…JUST IN CASE YOU DON’T HAVE A COLORING BOOK!

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