Lemon Cookies

Baking with Kids The kids I care for love everything lemon. Since we bought way too many lemons to make lemonade last week we decided to bake some lemon cookies. An important tip is not to soften the butter in the microwave or oven or the cookies won’t rise. Just be patient and let the […]

How to Teach Kids to Tie Their Shoes

Easy Tie Shoelaces Easy Tie Shoelaces are an innovative new product that help children learn to tie by replacing their regular laces with special dual colored laces. They come in 9 vibrant colors so that children can pick their favorite color. Created by a teacher, designed by an engineer, Easy Tie Shoelaces  may look ordinary but […]

Easy Baked Ziti Recipe

Cooking With Kids The kids I care for love pasta dishes. Baked Ziti is one of the easiest recipes to make and is a fun project and mini science project as well. I let the kids gather the food needed from the fridge and pantry, measure the ingredients, and mix the ingredients together. My youngest charge loves […]

Mini Tart Cookies

Cooking With Kids I love baking with the kids. This isn’t the easiest cookie recipe to make with kids but it is my charges’ favorite cookie to eat. The children I care for love finding the ingredients, measuring, mixing, and rolling out the dough. Their favorite part is using cookie cutters to make the shapes of these mini […]