20 Recipes Kids Can Make

20 Recipes Kids Can Make

Do you think teaching kids to cook is too much of a hassle? It’s easier to do it yourself, right? But do you know of a better way for kids to learn to eat healthy than to cook their own food? Having recipes kids can make could change the future for them. See how it did for me. 

One time I got to cook a recipe with my aunt Chelle and we pretended to have a Julia Child tv show. Click here to see the impact Julia Child has had on me. It was the best. I loved cooking with my mom and my grandma. It was a special time we spent together.

When I was a young adult, I hated to cook, but over time, when I learned to be creative and pool from my inner Julia, I began to love it. 

Cooking teaches kids a number of important math, reading, and science lessons. There is a ton of fine motor development involved in cooking as well. Teach your kids to cook early and they will develop better eating habits for the future as well as being able to care for themselves when they get out on their own.

They’ll have the confidence to get in there and make their own food. They may even be feeding you sometimes as well.

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Easy kid dinner recipes

Kids are perfectly capable of making dinner for the family. Give them the chance to develop their knowledge and skills and you’ll have a great blessing in your house!

Fun recipes for kids to make

We cook all the time at Little Sprouts. Check out some of our favorite meals to make with kids ages 1-5.

Lotsa Pasta

20 Recipes Kids Can Make

Breakfast Casserole

Yogurt Parfaits

Spaghetti Pie

Vegetable Beef Soup

Recipes kids can make on their own

Here are more recipes kids can make that need little adult assistance. Think of the confidence a child would gain by making and serving dinner to their family all on their own.

Ham, Cream Cheese and Pickle Roll-ups

20 Recipes Kids Can Make

Baked Apples

Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad


Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

20 Recipes Kids Can Make

Taco Salad

Pizza Bites

Instant Pizza

Easy Sausage Rice Skillet Dinner

Snail Scroll

20 Recipes Kids Can Make

Strawberry Ladybugs

Spring Rolls

Bread Rolls

Let your kids get into the kitchen and create. You never know what a Julia Child potato salad cooking show will do for their self-esteem and what memories will be made that they will still cherish when they are 46.

Cooking for yourself gives you a skill that can last a lifetime and keeps you healthy.

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20 Recipes Kids Can Make

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  1. Mary says:

    Those recipes are really like as kids can make it. But my baby is now 2 years only. So its my job that makes his food. However, those food are so much delicious and healthy also. When my child able to cook something then I will teach him this recipes for sure.

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