Tips for making sushi with kids, including which rice and tools to use to effortlessly learn how to make great sushi at home. This summer, two of my sister-in-laws, M & K, taught all of us how to make sushi at our family reunion. I made sushi once as a college student with help from a friend, but I wasn't able to replicate the results when I tried on my own. … [Read more...] about How to Make Sushi Easily at Home with Kids
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Kids love dinosaurs, and it is easy to make chocolate dinosaurs with your kids! Learn how, and find a cute picture book to read at the same time! Kids love dinosaurs, kids love cooking, and kids love chocolate! We combined all three for this week's Virtual Book Club for Kids activity. This week's book was the very funny Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo … [Read more...] about How to Make Chocolate Dinosaurs With Your Kids
I love getting my kids in the kitchen. Kids love to cook, and helping with dinner prep is a wonderful way for kids to learn about chemistry and nutrition. A lot of our favorite dishes (like orange-infused black beans) require quite a bit of advance prep, so I always keep a few quick and easy dinners on hand for hectic days. My kids really enjoy helping out with these instant … [Read more...] about Mealtime Solutions: A Quick Dinner Kids Can Cook!
The kids and I really enjoyed growing sugar crystals this past week, and the kids especially loved eating them! This is a science experiment that we had been meaning to do ever since we grew salt crystals, but it took us a couple of years to get around to it! Delicious Science: Growing Sugar Crystals To make the sugar crystals, we boiled as much sugar as we could in a cup … [Read more...] about Growing Sugar Crystals: Delicious Science for Kids
Cooking and baking are two truly great kids activities – some of the best out there, really! I love that all four of my kids enjoy cooking and baking with me. Spending time with my kids in the kitchen is a great opportunity to bond with my kids, and they learn a lot about math, science, and healthy eating in the process! Benefits of Cooking and Baking for Kids Cooking and … [Read more...] about Great Kids Activities: Cooking and Baking