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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

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...]

Edible Gifts Kids Can Make: Deliciously Simple Chocolate Crackles

Cooking with Kids: Simple Chocolate Crackles

This post is by regular contributor Kate Gribble of An Everyday Story. For the last couple of years, my children and I have enjoyed making simple edible gifts for friends and teachers. I like edible gifts because they are inexpensive, provide children with the opportunity to get busy in the … [Read more...]

Dreaming of Summer: Easy Jelly Snack Idea for Kids

Easy Jelly Snack Idea from Childhood 101

I can tell that Immy is getting really tired as the end of her first year of full-time school comes to an end (in Australia our school year runs February-December). With just three weeks of school to go, we are both looking forward to leaving the morning rush and twice-a-day school run behind us for … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Lemonade Recipe: Cooking With Kids

Easy Homemade Lemonade Recipe | Cooking with Kids

This post is by regular contributor Ali Wright of At Home With Ali. My kids love homemade lemonade. Whenever our fruit bowl is overflowing with lemons someone always suggests making a batch of lemonade.  We use a tried and true recipe that is easy and doesn't involve any cooking on the stove top. … [Read more...]

Choc Beetroot Biscuit Recipe

Easy Choc Beetroot Biscuit Recipe

This post is by regular contributor Kyrstie Barcak of A Fresh Legacy. Beetroot is a striking vegetable – in both appearance and taste. It always seems to add an element of fun to the plate with its vibrant color.  I am a huge fan of feeding my children a rainbow plate of food - using a wide range … [Read more...]