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It's one of those slow moving Saturdays. Your oldest kid is having a playdate with one of his best buddies. They've torn through all your son's toys i...
The beauty of this project is it's one of those activities you can pull out when you're in need of something fun to do with the kids. Most of the ingr...
Measure out 1/2 cup of milk and pour it into your small container. Try your best not to spill too much.
Measure between 1 and 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar (we found 2 tablespoon to be a little too sweet, perhaps 1 1/2 Tblsp) and pour it into your sm...
Remember, if you're looking for a sugar-free alternative 1 packet of Splenda works nice too.
Measure between 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and pour it into the small container. If you're looking to make chocolate ice cream instead substi...
Now stir, stir, stir all the ingredients in the jar until everything is well mixed.
Securely lid onto container and make sure it's sealed really tight. With the yogurt container we wrapped some duct tape around the container to make...
With the lid tightly in place, put the small ice cream mixture container into the coffee can.
Fill the remaining space inside the coffee can with small chunks of ice about half way up. Make sure the small container inside the coffee can is cent...
When the coffee can is about half filled with ice chunks sprinkle between 2-3 Tablespoons of rock salt all over the ice in the coffee can.
Continue to fill up the coffee can with ice chunks all the way to the top making sure to cover the top of the small container inside the coffee can.
Secure lid on the coffee can making sure it's completely sealed. This is very important because when you start shaking things up you don't want any sm...
And now to shake things up a bit. The key to making this frozen treat is to keep the coffee can in motion as much as possible for about 15-20 minutes....
Next, we made up a game we decided to call "Coffee Can Roller Crash Derby." I make no apologies for the name. I'm working with 2, 8 and 9 year olds he...
To keep that coffee can in motion we next played "Coffee Can Bowling." How to play "Coffee Can Bowling": 1. Stand up six empty containers in a bowli...
You're almost finished. One more activity to go before enjoying some tasty, fresh ice cream.To really shake things up the last activity is "Freeze Dan...
Now that the kids have worked themselves into an ice cream making sweat it's time for the big reveal. Open the coffee can and remove the small contain...
The kids decided they were in the mood for a little chocolate chip ice cream action. So, after finding some chocolate Statue of Liberties hidden in th...
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