Here is another easy recipe just in time for Christmas! Perfect for holiday baking with the children or you can give them as a gift for a loved one!
This recipe is from our guest blogger Kara Brown. Kara is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each month! Tried and tested recipes we highly recommend you to try with your children.
- When children help in the baking experience they develop: maths and science concepts with measuring, counting, stirring, mixing, change of substance, cause and effect.
- Children develop hand eye co-ordination and small motor control as they are using spoons, cups and bowls to add ingredients and mix.
- A sensory experience by smelling, touching the different textures and tasting the deliciousness.
- Using real utensils
- They are learning to follow instructions
- Literacy: Using a list, reading ingredients, writing a shopping list,
- Learning safety precautions – the oven is hot!
- Taking turns with other children
- Children develop language skills as you talk about the ingredients and what you are doing together
- promotes links to real life experiences and imitation. Have you ever noticed children imitating with there play food after they have been baking?
- It’s about the process not the product, they don’t have to look perfect. Lets hope they taste alright though haha. no really, get in my belly!