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For the Stars


Use refrigerated cookie dough to prepare star-shaped cookies. Cut a -inch hole in the center of each cookie and bake. When the cookies are still warm, sprinkle them with red and blue sugar crystals. Tie a cooled cookie to the end of a long piece of string and hang from your ceiling or from a tree branch outdoors. Invite each child to stand in front of a cookie and to try eating it without using his or her hands. Note: For older children you may want include blindfolds.


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