Cooking & baking activities with your children.
We all know that as parents, it is important to spend time with your children. Spending time with your children will let you know what your child’s personality is, what their likes and interests are, but most importantly, your child will feel that you are their biggest support. There are a lot of activities you can try with your child, two of them are cooking & baking.
Food is a basic need and our attitude towards food greatly affects our overall health. No wonder that one of the main challenges of parenting is to teach children how to eat properly. However, it is not always easy making your child eat healthy meals or convincing them to finish the food on their plates. One effective way to teach your kids to eat well is to involve them in the process. Here are some activities you can try.
Make a dish inspired by a country’s cuisine
There are a lot of amazing flavours and recipes to try with your child. You can search online or get a recipe book and plan your meal together.
Try a Tik Tok recipe challenge
Tik Tok is a very popular social media platform nowadays and your child will be excited to try out some recipes from it. Watch Tik Tok recipes together and let your child pick their favourite and try them out.
Bake a basket of tasty treats for friends and family
Preparing some delicious treats for your loved ones is also one way to involve your child with food. It can even bring out their creativity because they can design or choose the colours of the treats you decide to prepare.
Plan a picnic
Picnics are fun because you get to be one with nature and eat the food you enjoy. Ask your child what they would want to bring and then prepare them together. You can even let them fix up the basket you’ll bring and let them lead the meals.
Make a family style pizza
Who doesn’t love pizza? There are so many toppings you can put on a pizza dough. You can even choose to use a different bread if you like. Let your child decide on what toppings they like and make your family pizza together.
We hope this blog article helped you learn ways to involve your children in the kitchen. Cooking and baking activities are always fun when done together as a family!
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