Need to get the kids out of your kitchen? Send them outdoors, to make their own!
Here’s a super fun way to toast their scientific endeavors, by baking a s’more in their own Solar Oven!
- Pizza box
- Aluminum foil
- Plastic wrap
- Black paper
- 2 Wooden sticks (skewers, pencil, etc..)
- Utility Knife (for adult or experienced user)
For S’mores: graham crackers, chocolate squares, marshmallows
Step 1: cut out a large window in the pizza box lid
Step 2: cover bottom inside of pizza box with black paper
Step 3: Glue aluminum foil onto the inside of the new lid
Step 4: Lift new lid and cover the remaining lid shell opening with plastic wrap and tape to the edges
Step 5: line both lid and inside of the box with aluminum foil
Step 6: glue in place the second layer of black paper on top of foil inside the box (the oven area)
Step 7: prop the lid open at a 90-degree angle with wooden sticks
Step 8: Place food item inside (S’mores)
Step 9: Place in a sunny spot until melty & warm
Step 10: Enjoy!
How much sun do you need to cook s’mores?
What else could you make in your solar oven?