With all the GBBO hype it is easy to get enthusiastic about donning your pinny and getting down to some good old-fashioned baking fun in your own kitchen. Baking is of course also a fabulous activity to share with your little ones as it is fun, it helps build skills such as measuring, pouring, mixing, sprinkling and you also get an opportunity while having fun to start teaching your little ones about kitchen safety and hygiene.
Of course one of the perks of choosing cooking with children as an activity is that at the end of your bakery session you have yummy treats to enjoy. Perhaps a teddy bear’s picnic or tea party could be in order, with the mini chef as guest of honour and whatever you’ve baked or cooked to snack on?
Enjoy seasonal treats with Autumn or Winter themed baking sessions, colourful summery salads and more. What about these easy Bonfire Night sprinklers for very little ones?
Whether you fancy sweet treats or something savoury there are a great number of recipes to choose from online and if you pop down to your local library you’ll no doubt find a dedicated section on cooking and baking with children.
Try these sites for inspiration….
What are your favourite recipes to enjoy making (and eating!) with your children?