Home baked goods can be shared, donated, or sold to raise money, teaching social skills and responsibility.
The process itself is a delight for the senses–the tactile pleasure of kneading dough, the crackle of popping corn, the sight of various foodstuffs browning, caramelizing or blending, and of course the smells and tastes of the finished product.
So, I thought it was a great question when an Education.com community member asked about easy recipes for children.
Here are some resources I know about and ones that others suggested as well:
- Teaching Tiny Tots Toddler Recipes
- Martha Stewart: Cooking with Kids
- Family Fun: Kids’ Recipes
- Food Network: Cooking for Kids
- The Science of Cooking
Even preschoolers can cook up a great time in the kitchen. Check out these tips for age-appropriate kitchen activities for preschoolers to teens.
Safety is always of paramount importance anytime you are in the kitchen with kids. Here are some great tips for cooking safely with kids from the BBC.
Do you cook with your kids? What are your favorite recipes and tips?