Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Our girls both love helping when we are cooking dinner, although for one reason or another it isn't always possible for them to be involved directly with the cooking. So I love finding ideas for other ways they can help, and these traffic light kebabs are a great solution - they make a fabulous, … [Read more...]

10 Things to Cook With Toddlers

10 things to cook with toddlers recipes

As cooking engages all of the senses – seeing, hearing, smelling, touching, and (most fabulously) tasting - cooking with toddlers provides them with fabulous sensory input that is really important for brain development. As a teacher and a mum I have cooked with toddlers many, many times and I find … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Cheese Puffs

Cooking With Kids: Cheese Puff Recipe

My girls both love helping in the kitchen and these Cheese Puffs are simple enough for my toddler to make! They make a great afternoon tea snack or lunch box treat. Cheese Puffs Recipe You will need: Puff pastry (we used two sheets) 1 egg 1 tablespoon water Cheese, grated (you can use … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Cooking with Kids Chicken Pot Pies a family friendly recipe

Today I welcome Maree of threefootcooks with a fabulous, family friendly recipe for cooking with kids - Chicken Pot Pies! Pies are one food that are usually well accepted by all members of a family, and as pies can take so many forms, it's easy to include them as a regular feature of your … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Baking Jam Tarts

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I love that involving children in cooking experiences provides them with real life opportunities to develop so many different skills and understanding of a range of concepts. Not least of which is the development of fine motor skills - that is, activities that strengthen and improve the dexterity of … [Read more...]

Baking With Kids: Mini Lamington Cupcakes Recipe

Baking with kids - Lamington cupcake recipe

This Sunday, January 26th, is Australia Day. To get into the spirit of our national day, I invited Immy to help me bake a child-friendly twist on an Australian classic - the lamington. For those who don't know, a lamington is an Australian dessert consisting of a square of sponge cake dipped into … [Read more...]

18 Fun Snack Ideas for Kids

18 Fun Kids Snack Ideas via Childhood 101

Do you ever get stuck in a rut when it comes to what to prepare for snacks? I do! Fortunately it's summer school holidays here in Australia which means more time to prepare snacks together with Immy and AJ, they both love helping in the kitchen! The following suggestions are easy to prepare (which … [Read more...]

Best of 2013: Family Friendly Food Ideas

Quick meal ideas

Lunch box ideas were clearly a popular favourite in 2013! Add pre-dinner snack ideas for toddlers, an easy gluten free recipe, and a quick meal that the whole family will love and you have the best of the best in family friendly food ideas for the year. Enjoy! {More} Lunch Box Ideas for Kid's … [Read more...]