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Maker Monday: Let’s make marshmallow pops

We love Maker Monday projects that lead to delicious results. With this week’s project, kids can make a special and colorful dessert that the whole family can enjoy. The supplies can be found at most craft and grocery stores.maker monday

A note to kid makers: Please work with a parent or caregiver on this Maker Monday project and always be very careful when using tools of any kind.

Maker Monday materials you’ll need:

  • White chocolate wafers
  • Food coloring (two or more colors can be fun to play with)
  • Marshmallows
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Sprinkles (a mix of multicolored, chocolate and others add to the fun)

Maker Monday instructions:

Step 1: Insert a lollipop stick into each marshmallow.

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Step 2: Place handfuls of white chocolate wafers into several small microwave-safe bowls. Melt the contents of each bowl in the microwave for about 30 seconds. Stir, then microwave for another 30 seconds as needed until the white chocolate is smooth.
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Step 3: Add just a drop or two of food coloring into each bowl (a different color for each bowl) and stir until well mixed.maker monday

Step 4: Dip each of the marshmallows into the melted chocolate. You can use one or more colors per marshmallow.

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Step 5: Immediately dip and roll each marshmallow in some sprinkles.

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Step 6: Set your creations on waxed paper and allow the chocolate to dry.

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Once the chocolate is dry, you can serve these creative, colorful treats to your family!

Want more at-home fun making beautiful things? Check out more Maker Monday projects right here.

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