Here at the hive, we encourage kids to help in the kitchen. From a home educator point of view, cooking helps kids gain confidence while practicing life skills. From a busy mom point of view, cooking with kids gears them up for cooking my meals and serving me breakfast in bed.
I can dream.
The older kids have figured out my motives, but Baby Honeybee is still young enough to think it’s all kinds of fun to be in the kitchen. Do not tell her of my plans, please.
In my defense, the people who live in this house think they must eat everyday.
We I spend much of my day in the kitchen. When the opportunity arises to have a helper, I grab it!
This is one of those times. Corn tortillas are so easy a child can make them, so she did!
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As simple as this recipe is, I can’t believe it’s so delicious! I had to eat two just to be sure I wasn’t mistaken. Maybe I should eat another just to be completely sure of its deliciousness. I do what I can to ensure honest evaluations. I’m here for you!
This recipe happened because the girls and I needed a little chocolate to push through our day. Homeschooling can be hard, folks!
This was a perfect way to integrate life skills into our day. The recipe is so simple, even a five-year old can do it and she did! I have found that my little picky eater is more likely to eat the foods she helps make. Get the kids in the kitchen and make these healthy chocolate cookies.
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In many families in which parents educate their children at home, cooking is interwoven seamlessly into the school day. Math, reading, science and critical thinking skills are cultivated and honed through measuring, reading recipes, baking and substituting ingredients. Children becomes great home cooks at an early age and learn to clean up after themselves and appreciate their parents who loving provide them with food on the table and a roof over their heads.
Sounds lovely, doesn’t it?
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