To get you ready for Santa’s Christmas Workshops, check out this holiday-themed activity you can make at home with your little one!



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. orange extract (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  2. Mix in the water, oil and orange extract and stir until a thick batter is formed.
  3. Cook the mixture over low/medium heat until a thick dough forms.
  4. Turn out onto parchment paper and knead until smooth.

Makes about 2 cups of dough.

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