If your little ones are a hive of excitement this Christmas, channel their energies into something creative and bake up some homemade gifts for grandparents, aunties and classroom friends. Just follow these easy steps from Bostik:

You will need:

  • A children’s cookbook and baking ingredients
  • Plain or glass biscuit jar or tin
  • Coloured card
  • Ribbon
  • Glitter
  • Miniature wooden pegs
  • Sticki Pen from Bostik
  • Sticki Dots from Bostik

Borehamwood Times: Home made christmas gifts 2 Spend some quality time with the kids and cook up a storm in the kitchen, baking all your family favourites. Allow biscuits to cool before placing carefully in the jar. Then, let your little ones get decorating! Attach a ribbon around the neck of the jar using Sticki Dots from Bostik. Simply peel off the backing and press firmly into place.

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To create the gift tag, cut two squares out of contrasting coloured card – one large and one small – and fix together using a Sticki Dot. Then, let your children to write on their Christmas message.

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Next, cut a large star out of card and draw a pattern of glue directly onto it using Sticki Pen from Bostik. Sprinkle glitter onto the glue and shake off the excess. Fix the star onto the tag using a Sticki Dot.

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Then, simply clip the label onto the jar using a miniature wooden peg and place under the tree, ready for Christmas Day!

Sticki Pen from Bostik is applied in a writing motion by gently drawing the pen across the surface to leave a 2mm line of glue. Sticki Pen is repositionable and solvent free. It dries completely clear to ensure a professional finish with each application. Sticki Pen is available at WH Smiths, Rymans, Morrisons and Hobbycraft and retails at £1.99.

Sticki Dots from Bostik are individually formed multipurpose adhesive glue dots and are incredibly easy to use. Sticki Dots are available in removable and extra strength packs. They are clear and when they dry, they do not yellow. You can find Sticki Dots at Tesco, WH Smiths and various stationers at £1.19 for a pack of 64 dots.

For further information, please contact Bostik on 01785 272625 or log on to www.bostik.co.uk