Last week’s cooking with kids themed Discover & Explore linky was full of wonderful recipes for kids and fun ways of exploring food. For this week’s feature, I wanted share posts that provided excellent ways of promoting learning through cooking and baking!
Cooking with kids provides such a wonderful sensory experience, as well as the perfect opportunity for learning. These posts have some really creative ways to tie learning into cooking!
Kid’s Recipes: Sam’s Smoothies from How Wee Learn
How Wee Learn shares a great way to use a recipe with kids to provide practice in following directions!
Cooking with Kids: Applesauce Fun & Learning from Finding the Teachable Moments
Finding the Teachable Moments shares step-by-step all the learning and fun that was involved in making homemade applesauce!
Soft Pretzel Letters & Numbers from What Do We Do All Day?
I just love how What Do We Do All Day? shared so many ways math was involved in the baking of these delicious looking pretzels!
Cooking with Kids: Teaching Math and Reading from A Mom with a Lesson Plan
By following along in A Mom with a Lesson Plan’s post, you’ll find how to make cooking with your kids run smoothly and how to get the most out of the experience. She even shares how to make your own picture recipe!
Montessori-Inspired Natural Ice Cream in a Bag from Living Montessori Now
And what child doesn’t love making their own homemade ice cream! Living Montessori Now shares a great way to organize this super fun learning experience.
These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.
More Cooking with Kids Ideas from the Discover and Explore Co-hosts
Sharing Family Recipes (KC Edventures)
5 Fun Ways to Cook with Kids (Buggy and Buddy)
Easy Fall Bread (Fantastic Fun and Learning)
Cooking in the Classroom: Rainbow Fruit Salad (Teach Preschool)
Cooking with Kids: Focus on Language (Twodaloo)