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.
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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.
Have you ever made pickles and just didn’t like the way they turned out? I have and boy it’s disappointing. I hate a soggy pickle that doesn’t have a yummy flavor. We have tons of cucumbers in the garden, so we’ve been making refrigerator dill pickles and they are awesome. I love them and the kids love them. Even my picky husband loves them. Making refrigerator dill pickles is a super fun, simple activity any age child can help with.
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!
Do you feel like a failure in the kitchen or a superstar? Do you wish you knew more about the art of cooking well? Growing up, I got a ton of kitchen inspiration from watching Julia Child with my Mom and Sister on Saturday mornings. I still love to channel her inspiration for my day to day meals.
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.