Rain, Rain, Go Away! But if the rain persists, no biggie - we’re baking!
When bad weather keeps you inside, it might as well smell like fresh-baked bread. And, making that bread may as well keep the kids entertained. With recipes like Bread in a Bag and our DIY Donut Crispy Treats, you’ll keep the kids occupied and fed… double winning!
Let little kids help pour, stir and mix. Older children can measure and work on basic knife skills. It’s science, math, and home economics all rolled into one delicious afternoon.
Another rainy day activity is to link your VIC card to Harris Teeter’s Together in Education program to earn money for your school! Link your VIC card and choose Harris Teeter brands when making these fun recipes. With Harris Teeter’s Together in Education program, it may be raining, but we’re seeing sunshine with these earnings! Click here to learn more about Together in Education and link your VIC card for the 2020-2021 school year.
Bread in a Bag
If you’re going to be stuck inside on a rainy day, you may as well have the home smell like fresh-baked bread! Enlist the kids to help make the easy-to-make Bread-in-a-Bag recipe. They’ll love shaking and kneading the dough! Make sure you purchase Harris Teeter brand ingredients to earn money for your school while baking.
Prep Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes (includes proofing time)
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Yield: 1 loaf
DIY Donut Crispy Treats
Make a simple batch of crispy treats, then cut them into donut shapes for little ones to decorate. Our DIY Donut Crispy Treats make the perfect rainy day activity!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: Six ‘donuts’ and 1 dozen ‘donut’ holes
S’more Hand Pie Pops
S’more Hand Pies. On a stick. These S'more Hand Pie Pops are the perfect portable S’mores treats for little hands. And, adults too!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 1 dozen pops
Mini Fruit Pies
These Mini Fruit Pies made in cupcake tins are a cute baking craft for the kids. Mix and match your favorite fillings for fun flavor combos!
Show these pies to your teachers (in person or on video) and ask them if they have linked their VIC cards to their school through Harris Teeter’s Together in Education program.
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield: 12 mini pies
Katie Harding is the publisher of Forks and Folly . A self-taught cook and die-hard foodie, Katie lives in Charlotte with her husband and three boys. Besides cooking and eating, she loves craft beers, running, and napping.