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Making a DIY solar oven for s'mores is a fun summer project for kids. You can take it camping on your weekend getaways to the campground or just have fun in the backyard on a Saturday night. Either way, being outdoors and eating chocolate are two things that everyone enjoys.
There are many ways to make a DIY solar oven. Here's how we recommend doing it.
Set the oven in the direct sun, with the flap propped to reflect the light in the box. Preheat the oven for at least 30 minutes.
Break the graham cracker in half to make squares and place inside your solar oven with a jumbo marshmallow on top of each cracker. Don't add the chocolate yet, it will melt very quickly in the sun. Place your solar oven in direct sunlight with the flap open. Let it cook.
The marshmallows will take anywhere from 30 - 60 minutes to cook. Once the marshmallows are squishy, open the lid and place a piece of chocolate on top. Place another graham cracker on top of the chocolate and press down to squash the marshmallow.
Now it's time to enjoy your tasty treat!
See ya by the campfire.
Source: Photos by Tiffany, The Campy Mom
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