What you will need:
200 g of plain flour
1 cup (250 ml) of warm water
1 tsp. (5 ml) of sugar
1 tsp. (5 ml) of dried yeast
Tomato puree or pizza sauce
A sprinkling of oregano
Different toppings to make your pizza face features – such as sliced peppers, olives, ham, pineapple, mushrooms and sweet corn.
What to do:
1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius/gas mark 4.
2. Mix the yeast, water and sugar together and leave in a warm place for 8 minutes.
3. Mix in the flour and knead into a firm dough.
4. Roll out into a circle and bake for 7 minutes.
5. Spread your tomato paste/sauce onto the cooked base and sprinkle with cheese.
6. Be as creative as you like with your toppings, to make a funny food face.
7. Pop back into the oven for another 7-10 minutes.
8. Leave to cool.
9. Then eat with your hands for maximum enjoyment!
Your kids will love being included in the meal preparation, and the hands-on part of making a pizza is a great sensory activity for your little ones. In the end, the sense of achievement for both you and the kids is worth every bit of effort.
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