(NAPSA) - As a parent, you know mealtime can and should be a fun time for kids. Now snack time can also be fun, and even educational. A great activity for you and your children to do together, toy food makers that make real food encourage tasty interactive play. They teach kids about cooking and give them a feeling of achievement.
That's why one of the country's leading toy makers has teamed up with some of the best-known snack time names to bring you great new ways to play with your kids.
Here are some new and creative gift ideas for kids this season:
The Baskin-Robbins Double Scoop Ice Cream Shop makes two ice cream flavors at once and comes with four reusable ice cream containers: one plastic cone-shaped ice cream holder, one push-up pop mold, one ice cream bar mold and stick, and a plastic two-scoop sundae dish. Ice cream mixes come in four flavors, including a mystery flavor. Toppings include bubblegum bits and rainbow sprinkles.
In only 10 minutes, the Life Savers Gummies Flavor Factory creates gummi candy rings. Kids can choose between three different sizes of molds, and mix and match flavors for one-of-a-kind creations. The factory comes complete with eight reusable molds, a perfect-mix funnel, three squeeze bottles, a candy server, five flavor mixes-the new Life Savers line-up of blackberry, strawberry, wild cherry, green apple and watermelon-and a reusable go-go gummi carrying case.
Within minutes, the Marshmallow Peeps Marshmallow Maker creates delicate marshmallows in holiday shapes, including classic chicks, eggs, pumpkins, cats, cookie cutouts and snowmen. Kids can decorate their marshmallows in countless fun colors, such as pink and yellow sugar coating. The marshmallow maker comes complete with a marshmallow extruder, extruder stand, special marshmallow spatula, three molds for six different marshmallow shapes, two sets of marshmallow mixes and two colored sugar packets.
All these Wham-O toys are available at toy stores and mass merchandisers.