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Get Spook-tastic With Creativity


Creativity is transforming imagination into reality. It is also having the spark to create with those new exciting ideas that no one has ever thought of before. Have you come up with something new before? - Of course you have a creative mind!

Though not everyone has a creative nature, it is something that can be learned or be found through inspiration. How to find inspiration? Take five, flip through magazines, listen to music, take pictures or even take a walk somewhere. Those inspirations can be a great help to unleash your creativity!


We all know that it's spooky season which means that it's time for Halloween! Ahh one of the kids' favourite holidays after Thanksgiving or Christmas. It is that time of the year where kids get to dress up in their favourite costumes and go trick-or-treating around their neighbourhood but since everyone needs to stay in this year, why not enjoy it with some indoor light reading?



Enjoy some light reading on the eve of Halloween with 'The Canterville Ghost', A perfect choice for spooky season!



Mr Otis and his family had just moved into a new house that he bought from Lord Canterville. Mr Otis doesn't believe in ghosts until he met the ghost himself in his new house. There was blood and weird noises around the house at night. What will his family do about the Canterville ghost?







Find out what's actually the history behind the house inside the all new Me Books app!



"A good book and chocolate, they're simply delicious!" which is why you need to try out this fudgy mug brownie! A very simple recipe for you to enjoy it with your family!


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 tbsp dutch process cocoa powder

  • 1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour

  • 2 tbsp granulated white sugar

  • 2 tbsp oil canola, vegetable or olive oil

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 1 1/2 tbsp chopped dark chocolate

  • White icing




INSTRUCTIONS

  • In an 8 oz microwave-safe mug, add cocoa, flour and sugar. Whisk together with a mini whisk.

  • Add in oil and water. Whisk briskly until batter is smooth, making sure to break up any cocoa or flour lumps.

  • Add half the chocolate to the mug and briefly stir into batter. Sprinkle remaining chocolate on top of the batter.

  • Cook cake for about 40 seconds at full power. Top of brownie should no longer be wet but may still be a little moist.  

  • Put white icing on top of the brownie to make it look like spider webs.

  • Allow brownie cool for a few minutes and then eat the brownie while warm. 

While waiting for your fudgy mug brownie to be ready in the microwave, why not conduct a DIY activity for halloween decorations?


This activity will definitely make sure you'll have a spooky good time!


It is called the 'Creepy Toilet Rolls'. Start yours now!


What You Need:

  1. Toilet rolls

  2. Colour paper

  3. Glue

  4. Scissors

  5. Cutter

  6. Black marker


Take your pick! Are you a fan of vampires, pumpkins or Frankenstein? We at Me Books team have created a few virtual guidances for you to get started on your creepy toilet rolls.


Vampire



Pumpkin


Frankenstein


Here are the finished products! Cute, right?


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