Then he took out the weighing scales …

Then he took out the weighing scales, measured 12 ounces of flour and put it into the mixing bowl.

vegan children's story

To the flour he added 4 slightly heaped teaspoons of baking powder.  And he mixed it in well.

vegan children's story

Next he weighed 6 ounces of sugar and mixed it in with the flour.  He stirred it a lot.

vegan children's story

After that he added the wet ingredients together:

250 ml of water,

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6 tablespoons of sunflower oil and

3 teaspoons of vanilla essence.

vegan children's story

He poured the wet stuff into the dry stuff and mixed it up really well until he had a thick, moist, cake mixture.

vegan children's story

Then he lined a cake tin with eco-friendly grease-proof paper and poured the mixture into it.

vegan children's story

When he’d scraped all he could out of the bowl, Cedro put on his oven gloves and very carefully put the cake tin into the hot oven.

vegan children's story

Cedro set the timer for 75 minutes (which was an hour and a quarter) and ….

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To be continued on Monday 🙂

but if you want to know how the cake turns out, you can read the whole story now 😀

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“What shall I give to Grandpa?”

“What shall I give to Grandpa?” Cedro asked Kauri.

“It’s up to you,” said Kauri, unhelpfully, “think of something Grandpa likes.”

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“What do you think he would like from me?” Cedro asked Myrtle.

“That’s not for me to say,” said Myrtle, unhelpfully, “what do you think?”

vegan children's story

“He likes knitting,” Cedro thought, “maybe he’d like some yarn, or a new pattern.  But those things cost money.”

vegan children's story

Cedro didn’t have any money.

Cedro thought again.

“He likes gardening, maybe he’d like some new seeds.”

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But seeds cost money.

“He likes playing with his train set, maybe he’d like a new engine.”

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But new engines cost money.

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continues tomorrow 🙂

but if you don’t want to wait you can read the whole story here

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Myrtle did some origami

Myrtle had made a mobile of a beautiful flock of origami birds for Grandpa to hang in his bedroom window.  Grandpa adored birds.

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Cedro would have loved to make him something like that but, though he had tried, he just couldn’t get the hang of folding paper.

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vegan children's story

vegan children's story

continues tomorrow 😀

but if you want you can read the whole story now 😉

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New story for ages 2 and up

We haven’t added anything new to the 2 and up page for ages, so we thought we’d do it now 🙂

With the permission of Honestly Books, we are delighted to share with you How Many Friends Could A Bibbolybob Make If A Bibbolybob Came To Earthby Edward Benn and Juliet Mahoney.

children's counting book

vegan counting book for children

vegan counting book for children

vegan counting book for children

vegan counting book for children

vegan counting book for children

vegan counting book for children

vegan children's story

vegan children's story

The story will continue tomorrow, but if you don’t want to wait that long you can read it the whole thing here

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