Awesome DIY Lemonade Stand

Make an Awesome Lemonade Stand This Memorial Day Weekend

Published On May 24, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Cafe Mom, DIY, Family, Fun, Holiday, Just For Dads

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend?  All of you Clark County School District parents out there have your children for four straight days thanks to Staff Development Day and the holiday and you’re probably thinking of fun-filled crafts, activities and various forms of entertainment to keep your young ones busy.  Keeping with our Spring recipes with lemon theme, Recess has an awesome DIY project that you and your entire family can enjoy together, using….you guessed it, lemons.  Make an awesome lemonade stand, an idea from the Organized Cook’s Family Bucket List, so your kids can stay busy and refreshed this holiday weekend.

Lemonade Stand

What you will need:

Lemonade:

  1. fresh lemons
  2. agave nectar
  3. ice & waterLemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Cupcakes:

  1. white cake mix
  2. pink lemonade mix
  3. lemon frosting
  4. pink sugar sprinkles

Popsicles:

  1. pink lemonade (made from mix above)
  2. popsicle sticks or toothpicks with popsicle mold or ice-cube mold

Snow Cones:

  1. ice
  2. lemon berry-flavored jello to make jello water
  3. snow cone or italian ice machine

Free Lemonade Stand Printables from Toni Spilsbury:

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury, The Organized Cook

First, make freshly squeezed lemonade.  The Organized Cook used agave nectar to sweeten the lemonade since it’s much healthier compared to table sugar and artificial sweeteners.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Save your lemon peels!  You’ll be using them later.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Make your snow cones using the empty lemon peels as bowls.  Genius, not to mention, adorable.  Crush up the ice and flavor with lemon-berry jello water

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Don’t those look delicious and cute at the same time?

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

To make Pink Lemonade cupcakes, just use a white cake mix but substitute water with pink lemonade and prepare according to the directions.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

To finish off the cupcakes, frost with lemon frosting and decorate with pink sugar sprinkles.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Now prepare your lemonade stand.  $o.25 seems reasonable.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

These lemonade gumballs were purchased from Home Goods.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Don’t forget the straws.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

And also don’t forget the Pink Lemonade popsicles.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Make sure you have a box for all of the cash you’ll make.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

Let your kids have fun by serving up the lemonade to customers.

Lemonade Stand by Toni Spilsbury The Organized Cook

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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