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Honey Roasted Nuts Popcorn Snack Recipe

If your kids are like mine, they are always hungry.  The request for a snack happens at least 2,435 times a day.  I try to fill them up with healthy and protein-filled snacks like nuts to give them a little more oomph in their snack time.  These honey roasted nuts are a great snack for kids and on the healthier side even with the added touch of sweetness.  The kids love the crunch and sweetness of this roasted nut snack go perfectly with popcorn, making it a hit with kids and a great snack time treat.  We made our honey roasted peanuts popcorn snack as part of the Cooking With Kids A-Z series and are now up to N for nuts!


Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.


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Honey Roasted Peanuts Recipe

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

It is so easy to make honey roasted nuts. Simply scoop one cup of peanuts into a plastic baggie.  Measure in 2 tablespoons of organic or local honey.  Seal up the baggie start mixing the nuts and honey.  Kids love this part of the recipe.   Mixing the honey around is a great fine motor and sensory workout. 

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

Next, place a sheet of aluminum foil on a cookie sheet.  Spread the honey-coated nuts out on the foil using a spatula.  Place the peanuts into a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.  Be sure to keep an eye on the nuts as they roast and flip them with the spatula every 2 minutes. 

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

Pull the peanuts from the oven and allow to cool on the cookie sheet.  Once hardened, break the peanuts up and serve in a bowl.

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

We decided to add our honey roasted peanuts to a bag of Kettle popcorn.  The sweet crunch of the peanuts goes so well with popcorn.

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

Serve the honey roasted peanuts and popcorn in a brown paper bag for a movie night treat.


Make honey roasted peanuts with this easy cooking with kids recipe and add this high protein snack to lunches or snack time for kids.

Add the peanuts and popcorn to your child's lunch in a sandwich container.  Be sure to check on peanut allergy restrictions before sending this snack to school in a school lunch.  This snack would be great for a picnic with books in the park before school starts, too!

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With this and any activity you find on our website, be sure to use your best judgement with your children.  If there is a chance of a peanut allergy in your family, don't make this recipe.  We recommend this cooking with kids recipe only if your children have exhibited no signs of peanut allergies in the past.

Looking for more N is for Nuts recipes?  Check out the nut recipes from the Cooking With Kids A-Z team:

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Pop! Squirt! Splash! Book for Activities with Soap, Water, Bubbles

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I am so excited to share the news of our latest book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! Hands-On Activities for Kids Using Soap, Water, & Bubbles.


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This book is a creative collection of activities for kids broken down into sections:  Arts, Crafts, and DIY Projects, Learning Activities and Games, and Sensory Play.  The activities all have one thing in common; They all use soap, water, or bubbles.  The activities are easy to set up (and clean-up, given that they are made up of soap!) and provide a unique way to play with inexpensive items and products typically found around the home.  Each activity contains directions and bright and vivid photographs with alternate variations and additional activities. Playing with soap, water, and bubbles was never so much fun!  



Pop! Squirt! Splash! is creative way to explore the senses while working on fine motor and gross motor development of the child in creative and unique ways.  This book is a must for your library and would make a great gift for children, nieces and nephews, families, teachers, and therapists.

Creative water play ideas for kids, using items from around the home. Great gift idea for kids, nieces, nephews, parents, teachers, therapists.

Buy the E-Book version HERE for $8.99
Buy the Kindle version HERE for $8.99
Buy the Printed version HERE for $$17.50

Watch more from the book here:


Creative play and craft ideas using soap. great gift idea for kids, nieces, nephews, teachers, therapists

Gift idea for kids, nieces, nephews, therapists, and teachers:

How cool would a gift basket with the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! be?? Add a few essentials, like scoops, animal figurines, dish soap, figurines, Ivory soap, kitchen utensils, chop sticks , liquid watercolors, glitter, beads, and paint brushes.  Not only will the kids be prepared for hours of activities, they will have so many variations of the activities to continue play and learning with hands-on sensory, crafts, activities, and more!

Creative play and craft ideas for kids, using Bubbles

Get more of the inside scoop on Pop! Squirt! Splash! by checking out our co-authors, and get your copy today!

Soap Foam Dough from And Next Comes L
Soap Shaving Bookmark from Sugar Aunts
Water Play: Sorting Land & Water Animals from Still Playing School
Floating Soap Boats from Fireflies & Mudpies
Gross Motor Color Mixing from House of Burke

Buy the E-Book version HERE for $8.99
Buy the Kindle version HERE for $8.99
Buy the Printed version HERE for $$17.50
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Soap Shaving Bookmarks Craft and Our New Book!

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Today we are incredibly excited to share this Soap Shavings Bookmark craft with you!  Not only is this craft fun and creative, it signifies our latest project:  Our latest book!  Today we are jumping with joy to share the collaborative book, "Pop! Squirt! Splash! Hands-on Activities for Kids Using Soap, Water, and Bubbles".  Together with 11 other bloggers, we are shaing creative sensory, learning, crafty, and fun activities for kids (and the whole family) using soap, water, and bubbles.  This book is a masterpiece of creativity with gorgeous photography and amazingly simple and fun ideas.  And we're not just saying that becasue we helped to author this book.  This is a book that you need to check out!


From the book, "Pop! Squirt! Splash!":


Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles


Kids can get creative in their crafting using soap and a few materials from around the house.  We made these soap shaving bookmarks and had a blast creating!

Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles

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To make Soap Shaving Bookmarks:

You'll need a few materials:
Bars of soap in several colors
vegetable peeler
Two sheets of Wax Paper
Iron
Dish Towel
Hole Punch
Ribbon
Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles

This soap craft is as beautiful as it is simple.  Kids will love to use a vegetable peeler on bars of soap to create soap shavings.  To make the bookmarks, lay a sheet of wax paper out on a hard surface like a cookie sheet or cutting board.  

Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles

Show your child how to grasp a bar of soap and using hand-over-hand guidance, help your child to slowly peel shavings from the bar of soap.  Encourage them to peel away from their body for safety. 
Peel long strips of soap and small shavings, mixing the colors of the different bars of soap on the wax paper.  Managing the vegetable peeler and the soap is a great way to encourage bilateral hand coordination (the use of two hands together in a coordinated manner).  

Children need bilateral hand coordination for functional skills like cutting with scissors, handwriting,  tying shoes, and managing clothing fasteners.  An activity like using a vegetable peeler on a soft bar of soap is a great way to work on using tow hands together effectively with a non-dominant assisting hand and a dominant hand with fluid and controlled motions.  

Arrange the soap peelings on the wax paper and place the second piece of wax paper on top.  Carefully move the wax paper to an ironing board.  Place a dishtowel over the wax paper and using an iron heated to medium, slowly press down.  The soap will slightly melt and flatten under the heat.  Check often to see if the wax paper is adhering.  You can remove the dish towel and carefully heat the edges of the wax paper.  Cut the wax paper into rectangular book marks.  Punch a hole near the top of the book marks using the hole puncher.  Tie a piece of ribbon in the hole.  This bookmark will smell great and would make a lovely gift!

Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles

*Note: This craft should be done under close supervision of an adult.  Be careful with the use of a vegetable peeler with small children.  For younger children, provide hand-over-hand assistance with the vegetable peeler.  Adults may want to complete the peeling portion of this soap craft.  Adults or responsible older children should manage the iron.  As always, use judgement when it comes to completing this and any activity with your kids.

Soap Shaving Bookmarks with peeled soap, part of the book, Pop! Squirt! Splash! book for kids with soap, water, and bubbles

Alternate activities:
Vary the scents and colors of your bookmarks with various soaps.
Add a personal message or quote to the bookmarks.
Add flower petals or scraps of paper to the soap shavings before ironing.
Arrange the soap shavings in a mosaic or mandala pattern.





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Buy the Kindle version HERE for $8.99
Buy the Printed version HERE for $$17.50

Each activity is simple and made up of easy to prepare activities that have been child-tested.  You'll find alternate activities for each idea and ways to extend the play.  This book is authored by some of the most creative bloggers out there and will be a hit in your house!



There are so many learning opportunities to be had with just soap, water, or bubbles.  It doesn't have to cost a lot to be a learning idea.

Check out our You Tube video where you can see the book in action!

 We are including this post as part of our month-long Learning with Free Materials series where we provide 31 days of learning using free or almost free materials in homeschooling or school-based extension learning like homework.  This post is part of the 31 Days of Homeschooling Tips as we blog along with other bloggers with learning at home tips and tools.

You can see more water, soap, and bubbles ideas from our co-authors:
Soap Foam Dough from And Next Comes L
Soap Shaving Bookmark from Sugar Aunts
Water Play: Sorting Land & Water Animals from Still Playing School
Floating Soap Boats from Fireflies & Mudpies
Gross Motor Color Mixing from House of Burke
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