Solar Cooking

Easy Solar Cooker by Fran W
Did you know...

You can use the sun's rays to bake, boil, and steam a variety of foods such as breads, rice, meat, and eggs!

Today's activity:  Make an easy solar oven

This solar oven is very simple to make and use. If you would like to make one that is more sophisticated, there are instructions in the links below under "Learn More".

To make a simple solar oven you will need:

Make Your Own: Scented Play Clay

Scented Play Clay by Fran W

To make your own play dough, you will need:

1c flour

½c salt

2 tsp cream of tartar

1T oil

1c water


1 package of flavored drink mix (w/o sweeter)
Ex: Strawberry, fruit punch, grape, cherry, lemon, lime, etc.

Food coloring – Use as many drops as needed to get the color you want.

What to do...