Okay, I just had to share this super simple (but brilliant!) idea, courtesy of the ladies that author the Coupons Are Great blog (www.couponsaregreat.net). You can find the specific directions there.
These "lollipops" require only a few inexpensive ingredients, minimal effort,and are a quick, child-friendly little project to make anytime. All you need is regular size marshmallows, chocolate or almond bark for dipping them into, and a variety of colored sugar and sprinkles to decorate with. Seeing as Valentine's Day is just around the corner, we made ours with red and pink themed sprinkles. Isaac and Emma had no trouble poking a white lollipop stick into each marshmallow. That was their favorite part, except for the taste testing, of course.
Even Ethan got in on the dipping action!
They all had so much fun
making a huge sugary,sticky,chocolatey, mess all over the kitchen .
And they actually even went to bed on schedule after all that sugar!