THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS PICNIC

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We decided we wanted to have fish and chips for tea with a difference so with our thinking caps firmly on it was voted that we would create a ‘through the looking glass’ picnic in the woods. We got together what we needed and picked up chips on the way there…
It was beautiful and although we had no Mad Hatter or a mouse for out teapot the picnic turned out just right…
Here’s how we got on…

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20140516-072721.jpgwe do love a themed picnic and this was a great one for the memory bank…

GRUFFALO THEMED DAY

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We love The Gruffalo!! So we decided to have our own Gruffalo themed day…to find more on how we created our day check out the full album https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.470787509600768.114964.287237957955725&type=3
We set about scene setting our story which would end in a sumptuous Gruffalo tea to reflect the story..
Here’s how we did it…

We started with breakfast… The mouse found a nut and the nut was good..

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After breakfast we set about making the deep dark wood..

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We made some stickmen place settings for our dinner table.

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I added a label to a tin of stewed fruit ready for the kids to make Gruffalo crumble..

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We made a menu

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We washed out some bottles and made labels to serve our drinks in..

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We painted hedgehog rocks to scene set the table

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We made Gruffalo crumble

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And a log pile house with buttercream icing and chocolate logs.

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Our roasted fox was a simple chicken casserole, we made a cardboard surround cover for the casserole dish..

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Finally we were ready to scene set our table and put together out meal…

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We had a fab Gruffalo feast!! We spent the day doing Gruffalo activities, colouring and word searches and finished the day watching the DVD, our recreation of our favourite book was a yummy and fun success!!