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Spirited Cookie Contest
Description : -This is a fun staff motivation idea to use for Independence Day.
Materials :

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Star shaped cookie cutter
  • Red and blue sprinkles
  • String
  • Blindfolds
  • Prizes
  • Instructions :

  • First, purchase sugar cookie dough, a star shaped cookie cutter, and red and blue sprinkles.
  • You may want to let the residents help you bake the cookies in the cooking club.
  • Before you bake the cookies, poke a hole in the top of the cookie. Bake enough for each staff member.
  • Once the cookies cool, tie each cookie onto the end of a long string.
  • Then hang the cookies from the ceiling and ask the staff members to stand underneath a cookie.
  • Once everyone is in place have them tie on blindfolds.
  • Tell your staff when to begin; then with no hands, see who can finish eating their cookie first.
  • Have the residents watch the contest and help find the winner.
  • The winner gets a prize!
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