Here’s a way to support Champaign-Urbana area businesses while keeping your kids busy and your sweet tooth happy
Chances are pretty high that you’ve heard your kids mention a time or two that they’re bored. With remote learning plans in place through the end of the school year, many parents are looking for creative ways to teach their children new skills involving academic concepts and FUN! Several area establishments are offering opportunities to get the kids helping out in the kitchen and to provide you with palette-pleasing dinner and treat options.
Art Mart is offering a variety of their delicious cookies to take and bake at home. With tempting flavors such as chocolate chip, oatmeal, monster, peanut butter, and cherry sugar, there is sure to be something to please everyone in the family. They also offer a take-and-bake pizza kit for creativity in the kitchen. Items are available to pick up in-store or curbside from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily or delivery. Call (217) 344-7979 to place your order.
Blaze Pizza is offering family pizza kits to create your favorite pizzas at home with the family. Featuring your own ball of dough to roll, your favorite toppings, and cheeses, the pizza night is making a comeback. Call (217) 560-3088 to place your order.
Einstein Bros. Bagels offers take-and-make pizza bagel kits, cookie kits, breakfast burrito kits, and bagel deli kits. Orders must be placed by 10 a.m. on Friday with pickup the following Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-noon. Pickup is available at both the Urbana and Champaign location. Email to order.
Harvest Market is offering chocolate chip cookie baking kits to make at home with pre-measured, individually wrapped ingredients. Kids get the experience of baking cookies with less dishes for the parents to clean up afterwards. Everyone gets to enjoy a delicious treat. Pick up your kits today in-store, add to your online order, or add to your Harvest to Home order.
Industrial Donut offers a breakfast treat for families including icing, candies, sprinkles, gummy worms, cookie crumbs, and more. Birthday donut packs are available for purchase which include special birthday decorations for those celebrating a birthday under shelter in place. Call (217) 607-1323 or place your order online.
Sweet Indulgence is offering its mouth-watering cinnamon rolls and scones for take home baking and frosting. The bakery is still offering fully baked cinnamon rolls and treats, as well, but offers this option for families wanting to bake together and make memories in the kitchen with one another. Call (217) 352-2433 to place an order. Sweet Indulgence opened for phone orders in its new location at 2149 South Neil Street, Champaign, on April 20, 2020.
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