Baking is a tasty and fun hobby. Most people probably would not equate it with science, but the truth is, it can be used as a tool to teach certain concepts. Here are a few ways to teach science through baking activities to children of all ages. Not all of these provide final products to […]
It cooled off! This Monday morning feels like fall. Today, in celebration of the coming of the new season, I have two great fall picture books to share with some ideas on how to incorporate them in to learning. Learn about the apple tree life cycle and also sort the sillies out of the season!
The more I make my kitchen kid-friendly, the more I can teach my own kids to take over the cooking tasks. Recipes for kids should include a couple of factors, the first of which is the recipe appeals to the children! They will like to eat it! The second factor I look for is that […]
My kids love chicken nuggets. It’s one of those things that is a go-to when it comes to fast food, or quick meals. But there is no need to pay a corporation to make “dinosaur-shaped chicken for my kids. Making our own homemade chicken nuggets is easy, and the kids love to make them. In […]
When I think about cooking, I get anxious. When I was a kid, I dreaded being a grown up because some day I’d have to cook dinner. Every. Single. Day. Well, welcome to my life! And yet, I do not want to pass my own anxiety about cooking on to my kids. I want them […]
My kids love to have cold cereal for breakfast. But there is something even better that is a treat for us: granola. With milk or with yogurt, breakfast granola is a sturdy alternative. Plus, this is a super kid-friendly granola recipe to make: the kids can do almost every step themselves, there is a messy part […]
Last spring, we read a fun book called I’m a Dirty Dinosaur, in which the illustrations were created with actual mud. Of course, we had to make our own mud paintings! The same author has another book, I’m a Hungry Dinosaur, in which the illustrations were created with cocoa powder, chocolate, and sprinkles, so of […]
As I mentioned before, we’re following Jamie from Simple Homeschool in her #GiveYourChildTheWorld book club this summer. How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman was one of the first picture books we picked up for this book club. We’ve had a lot of fun doing some activities to go along with […]