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Teaching them how to plant something and spending some time outdoors will be so much more fun when the end result looks like a cupcake no?

We found this tutorial over at Whimsy Girl.

You'll basically be painting terra cotta pots to look like cupcake liners, and choose a flower that can be pruned to fit the round shape of your cupcake. The flowers will be your sprinkles when they bloom- how fun is that?