Tiny Snack Time: Donuts!

Hey pals, I really love tiny things, and I really love eating snacks. So today I am going to share with you a delicious, tiny snack that’s very easy to make, and so, so cute: tiny donuts!

Ingredients

  • O-shaped cereal (like Cheerios or Froot Loops)
  • ½ cup Icing sugar
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine
  • ½ to 1 tsp of milk or water
  • Splash of vanilla
  • Food colouring (optional)
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mash up the butter and the icing sugar with a spoon (it’ll be quite crumbly)
  2. Add the vanilla, food colouring, and milk. Start with less milk so it doesn’t get too runny, and add more, little by little, until you get the right consistency.
  3. Dip your cereal pieces in one by one, then dip them in sprinkles to decorate. Tada! Tiny donuts!

*NOTE: You can use any shape of cereal you like, and if you don’t want to make the icing you can use, peanut butter, chocolate spread, or even store-bought icing.

If you have tiny plates from a doll house, you can get really fancy! I once had a tiny tea party with some friends. We had juice in our tiny tea cups, and we even made tiny pizzas! But that’s a recipe for another day.

Billie’s Book Picks

Little Miss Tiny by Roger Hargreaves

The Little Miss and Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves are actually tiny-sized books that you can borrow from the library! There are so many books in both series, so you’ll be sure to find a title that suits you. Request this book from the library.

Clifford the Small Red Puppy by Norman Bridwell

Before he was the big red dog we know and love, Clifford was the tiniest puppy of his litter! Read the origin story of Clifford the Big Red Dog to find out how he got to be so big. Request it from the library.

The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey

Eddie is a tiny green bug who loves to read and who lives behind the chalkboard in Mr. Wang’s fourth-grade classroom with his parents, his 53 brothers and sisters, and his Aunt Min. But when Aunt Min goes to the school library and never returns, Eddie leaves the comfort of his home for the first time and begins the dangerous trek through the elementary school. Request it from the library.

Your Turn

Did you make some tiny donuts? Did you have a tiny party? Are you reading the tiniest books? Tell us about your favourite tiny things! Let us know in the comments below, and feel free to send pictures to childkpl@kpl.org.


POST WRITTEN BY HANNAH V., CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMER

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