In this week’s Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story, “Apple Faces,” Martin and Sylvia dive into apple season, making sauce and dried apples. To make it all even more fun, they cut a mouth and nose before dehydrating with a little knife, so their dried apples will look like funny faces.
Playing with your food can be crazy amounts of fun. Toss in a special porcelain plate and you’re all set to make fun food faces at snack time or anytime!
You Will Need
White Porcelain Plates
Porcelain Pens (our favorite – pebeo porcelain 150)
Cut Up Fruits and Vegetables
What To Do
Following the instructions on your porcelain pens, draw a basic face outline on your white plate. Cure the porcelain pen according to the manufacturers instruction.
Chop up fruits and vegetables in a variety of shapes and sizes that will make for good faces.
Arrange the fruits and vegetables on the plate to make interesting faces and expressions.
Eat the face and make another one!
Explore More & Make Connections
Using your fruits and vegetables, try to make faces of people you know.
Can you make different expressions – a happy face, sad face, amused, embarrassed?
About the Authors
Andrea Folsom describes herself as a writer, editor, creative maker, and eternal optimist. She is passionate about learning and sharing new creative techniques, making beautiful spaces, and talking about the social-emotional benefits of creativity and art. She runs Crafting Connections - a website providing inspiration, practical advice, and projects for creative families - with her close friend Danielle Reiner.
Danielle Reiner describes herself as a creative, a maker, and a mama. At the heart of her story is creativity, though that hasn’t always been the case. She rediscovered her deeply hidden creativity early in adulthood – with a ball of yarn and a couple of knitting needles – and hasn't stopped since. Danielle also runs Crafting Connections - a website providing inspiration, practical advice, and projects for creative families - with her close friend Andrea Folsom.