Easy and Fun Dinosaur Chocolate Nests Recipe

Here is an easy and fun dinosaur chocolate nests recipe to help teaching professionals widen the range of activities undertaken in a dinosaur themed teaching topic.  These little treats are very tasty but we are careful to point out the benefits of fruit and vegetables when we are working with children and explaining the diets of some prehistoric animals.

This is a simple and fun recipe aimed at young dinosaur fans, a recipe to make dinosaur chocolate nests.  This is a great activity for the Easter holidays or as the Easter holiday approaches.

Dinosaur Chocolate Nests – What you Need

Ingredients – (makes a batch of about 8 to 10 dinosaur  nests)

  • Plain or Milk cooking Chocolate 225 grammes (8oz)
  • Packet of Breakfast Cereal Cornflakes or Shredded Wheat variety
  • Packet of Sugar Coated Mini-chocolate Eggs
  • Pack of Small Cake Cases

There is measuring involved so this is a useful exercise in itself, along with a little bit of mixing.  Please take care when supervising the children when it comes to melting the chocolate.

Here’s Some we Made Earlier – Dinosaur Chocolate Nests

Egg themed activity for children studying dinosaurs.

Egg themed activity for children studying dinosaurs.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

For instructions on how to make these tasty, dinosaur chocolate nests: Tasty Dinosaur Chocolate Nests

These chocolate nests also make super cakes for a dinosaur themed party.  Don’t forget to include plenty of salad such as our “Sauropod salad” with plenty of crunchy lettuce leaves and “Cretaceous cress”.

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