The process of dying Easter eggs with young children can be, well, a mess. While I’d love to say that I’m such an easy-going, relaxed mom that I just accept the mess as part of the process, in reality, it takes a lot of the fun out of it for me.
Cooking with kids is so much fun. I start my kids cooking when they are young and it is fun watching their skills develop in the kitchen. Cooking with young kids can be a bit frustrating for them if they can’t read the recipe.
There’s a fantastic solution for this. Cook by Colours is a fully illustrated cookbooks that lets even the youngest kids cook a recipe from start to finish on their own.
Instead of having to read a recipe and measure 1/4 cup of sugar, Cook by Colours shows the child that they need to use the green measuring cup. Everything is completely visually based so your child can follow the recipe on their own.
Cook by Colours has been very popular in Canada and is just launching in the U.S. (you can now get it on Amazon). I think it is going to be a huge hit. There are very few children’s cookbooks that make it this easy for kids to learn how to follow a recipe and practice basic cooking skills.
Do your kids love building with Lego bricks? It’s one of my kids’ favorite things to do. I was tired of finding Lego bricks all over the floor so we put together this easy DIY Lego Table that is perfect for individual play. It even has Lego storage build right in! Lego tables can be pricey and most of them take up quite a bit