15 Fun Easy Recipes for Teaching Kids to Cook, because…I have like these little homemaking/survival rules in my head that I think every child should learn as they are growing up. I think every child should know how to stick a seed in the ground and watch it grow into food… so teaching creative Gardening with kids AND teaching kids to cook those yummy garden goodies is tops on my list!!
I think that children need to learn about their bodies and how to take good care of them…aka like drinking water and personal hygiene too!
One of the most important homemaking skills we can pass on to the next generation is teaching kids to cook. After all, don’t we need to eat? YUM! In this crazy fast paced world we don’t want our children learning that the only way to feed their hungry bodies is to drive thru a fast food joint. Do we?! Please say YES!
15 FUN Easy Recipes for Teaching kids to Cook
Teaching kids to make simple things like breads and pizzas should be the minimum basics:
I also realize that not everyone LOVES to cook like me, so the challenge is to find fun and tasty recipes while making it enjoyable and easy for all. It doesn’t have to be difficult, a simple food can become a gourmet meal..to a kid!
Be sure to actually do them!
You’ve just got to try this super simple no fire S’mores Kabobs! So easy and so YUM!
I just love this fun idea with Pancakes from No. 2 Pencil! So creative and so easy!
We all want our kids to eat breakfast, right?! Well this little recipe is fun and can be served as a yummy breakfast OR lunch! Sausage and Biscuits on a stick!
True Aim Education has a super fun…and tasty might I add, tutorial with Cookies! Thank you!
Barb from A Life in Balance has a great recipe to teach our kids how to make Applesauce! You can do this any time of year..not just the Fall
Banana Ice Cream! One ingredient friends…Frozen Bananas and it’s super deelish too!
Such a cute idea and the kids will love doing it! Thank you to Jean from The Artful Parent for this fun and tasty activity!!
PBJ, what could make that more interesting? Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi! Oh Christina at It is a Keeper is so creative!
This is a super easy Pie Crust Pop Tart..The kids love them and they are so easy for them to make too!
Who doesn’t LOVE S’mores! Thank you Heather from Real The Kitchen and Beyond for this super easy but deelish Peanut Butter S’more recipe! YUM!
Teens will love these as well as the younins! Homemade Bagel Bites! Teach those teens to cook too! You don’t want to have to cook every little thing for them nor do you want them eating every little bag of chips you buy.
How about teaching kids to make something so simple yet so needed! Apartment Therapy teaches us how to make Butter!
Food Art is another fun way for teaching kids to cook! Show them pictures of fun ways to create pictures with their food! You can do sooo much with just the basics around your house! This is a great round up from Popsugar.
I love, love, love to make Homemade Pizza with kids! It’s really so easy and the kids just love it. I have been letting my kids make Pizza for their birthday parties for years as one of the activities we do. Even the boys like it!
This is a fun little activity to do with your kids, simply to teach them that you can be creative and do fun things with food! Again by the talented Jean at The Artful Parent
This is a special post that my friend from my friend Sheila at Brain Power Boy! Boys Learning how to cook in the kitchen ~ lots of fun easy recipes for kids learning to cook their too!
There are a ton of fun little cookbooks out there with lots of fun recipes…here are a couple you may enjoy:
I LOVE this cookbook! So much information for basic cooking instruction, like setting up your cooking area, sanitation basics…TONS of recipes!
Kids LOVE to have their very own cooking utensils! It creates even MORE interest in cooking as the utensils are their very own and not Moms!
More creative and fun Recipes and Ideas to make with kids:
Have a blessed day!
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