Cooking with kids teaches them so many skills that will give them a better future. Jump in the kitchen with your kids and make some awesome memories with them. They will cherish them for the rest of their lives. There are so many benefits of cooking with kids.
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The earlier kids learn skills to cook, the more developed those skills will be. Cooking skills for kids will give them confidence in their abilities which will help them want to learn more.
Ice cream is a super fun treat for kids and adults and it couldn’t be easier to whip up this ice cream in a bag recipe by hand. This is a great recipe to make with kids! Kids can do the mixing all on their own and have a tasty treat to enjoy in just a few minutes.
Using leftovers can be boring sometimes. Having your leftovers a new way is a great way to make them seem appealing again. Leftover spaghetti makes an amazing spaghetti pie. This spaghetti pie recipe is savory and full of flavor, your family will love leftovers with this!
Sometimes it’s hard to engage kids in activities and sometimes it’s even harder to encourage kids to eat healthy foods. I love how we can use healthy ingredients and make something irresistible to kids with a cool name. This cat eye recipe is sure to please even picky eaters. Plus they’re yum!
Cooking with kids has some wonderful fundamental benefits and making a homemade pretzel recipe has the added benefit of being super fun! Any kind of dough the kids can work with is a wonderful way to build fine motor skills, coordination, and other skills kids need for success. And they’re delicious!
Cooking with kids is fun and rewarding! This Lotsa Pasta recipe was a huge hit here at Little Sprouts. The possibilities of what you could add to it are endless. You can use leftovers, whatever you need to use up from the fridge, and it’s healthy!
If you’re looking for a super easy activity for the kids, you can let them make their own mini fruit pizzas. These pizzas are super simple because they use a graham cracker for the crust, easy peasy. Use this fruit pizza recipe and vary it however it works with what you have at home.
Kids LOVE cooking. My kids LOVE broccoli, so any recipe I can find with broccoli in it, we are willing to try. This broccoli salad recipe with sunflower seeds and raisins is simple, easy, and super healthy. Cooking with kids helps them be more willing to try new things too, so it can help with picky eaters.
Smoothies are delicious and fun to make. They are a great place to hide a few veggies as well if you have picky kids who may not get enough good nutrition in their diets. Most kids like fruit, so this blueberry peach smoothie is the perfect vehicle to add a punch of health to their diet in a tasty way.