16 Jun '13, 2am
Here's a fun and yummy activity you can do with your kids: Bento Bear
Set half a teaspoon of cooked rice aside to make the muzzle of the bear, and add a dash of light soya sauce to the rest of the rice for colour. Mix until the rice is evenly coated. Make the head of the bear. Take a sheet of cling film, and put about 50g of rice in the middle of the sheet. Twist the cling film to close, and use your hands to shape it into an oval. Use the same method to shape two rounded ovals for the hands of the bear, and use white rice to make a flattened oval for the muzzle. To make the ears of the bear, cut a cocktail sausage in half and skewer it with a 2cm piece of uncooked angel hair spaghetti. Put the other end of the spaghetti into the rice. Repeat with another 2cm piece for the other ear. Ms Wong says the pasta should soften after a few hours, and can be eaten along with the rest of the bear. Use scissors to cut out two round pieces of seaweed fo...