Looking for some fun and easy ways to get your little chef started in the kitchen? Find lots of creative, silly, and sometimes messy activites in this guide.
Last Updated: Sep 5, 2012
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- CultureGrams: Recipe Collection
Find recipes from around the world in Culture Grams: choose recipes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
- Searchasaurus: Health
Searchasaurus is a fun and informative kid's resource: look here for info on exercise, food, safety, feelings, human body, and washing up.
Fairy Tale Breakfasts
Call Number: 641.5123 YOL
The most important meal of the day is so much more fun with this collection of fairy tales and accompanying recipes.
Experiments with Foods
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 507.8 TOC
Explores the science behind foods through simple experiments using everyday objects.
Grow It, Cook It
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 635 GRO
Shows how to grow plants and then how to use them in delicious kid-appealing recipes.
The Spatulatta Cookbook
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5 GER
Recipes for kids, by kids, from the James Beard award-winning Spatulatta Web site.
The Toddler Cookbook
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5 KAR
Easy recipes for a wide variety of dishes, from lettuce wraps to crunchy chicken dippers.
Kids' Fun & Healthy Cookbook
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 GRA
A collection of over 100 simple recipes designed to be both tempting and healthy for young cooks.
Mom and Me Cookbook
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 KAR
Teaches kids cooking basics, first recipes, and tasty and nutritious meal ideas. Children ages three and up can get mixing and preparing food that they will love to eat.
The Everything Kids' Cookbook
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 NIS
Teaches kids the basics about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition, while offering recipes for a Just Peachy Smoothie, Bite-Sized Blueberry Pancakes, Poppin' Popovers, Take-Along Trail Mix, and more!
The Top 100 Recipes for a Healthy Lunchbox
Call Number: Adult Non-Fiction 641.4622 GRA
Designed to maintain kids energy throughout the school day, these 100 immune system-boosting recipes include healthy sandwiches, soups, salads, and wraps and even delicious cookies, cakes, and other yummy desserts!
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