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Picnic recipes and activities

Are you planning a virtual day out? Well don't forget your picnic! Spread out a rug on the living room floor and make some tasty snacks, then set off on your trip with our virtual day out activity sheets and Quicklinks tours.

Recipes to make for a picnic

Poppy and Sam love helping out in the Appletree Farm kitchen! Here's some of their recipes. 

Poppy's pizza

Poppy's pizza

Scrummy pizza toppings for ciabiatta bread - or any bread you have at home.

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Ted's salad

Ted's salad

Make a simple potatoe or leafy salad with a deicious lemon and honey dressing.

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Poppy's bread rolls

Poppy's bread rolls

Children will enjoy helping you knead the dough for these simple bread rolls.

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Visit Usborne Quicklinks

At the Usborne Quicklinks website you'll find links to carefully selected websites with more ideas for simple recipes to make with your child. 

Parents - please note - children should be supervised online. Usborne is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please read the safety guidelines displayed at Usborne Quicklinks

Yummy snacks to make

Snacks and sandwiches

Make celery snails, rainbow wraps and lots of other healthy snacks.

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Fruit snacks

Yummy fruit snacks

Find simple recipes for a fruity lion face, traffic light lollies, fruit smoothies and more.

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Things to do on the journey

Apple puzzle

Apple puzzle

Can you help the worm find a way through the apple?

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Sandwich brainteaser

Sandwich brainteaser

Here's a tricky brainteaser to try...

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