Tag Archives: baking with children

Baking Thumprint Cookies with two kids

Baking with two kiddies can have it’s challenges but it can also be a lot of fun.  Early on I realised that the key to baking with my two rascals is just to enjoy the process and not to care … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids, Homeschooling | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ice- cream shop

I have been amased that our local ice-cream truck has already been back doing his rounds since the beginning of February.  My kids love it.  No matter what the weather they will always try  “can we have an ice-cream ?” … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids, Homeschooling | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stick Man activities

We love reading Stick Man by Julia Donaldson.  It is definitely one of my kids top 10 favourite books.  We read it all year round but I do have to admit I love reading it in the build up to … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Craft Ideas, Book Ideas, Homeschooling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cup cake Christmas Tree

Not that my kids and I ever need an excuse to bake cupcakes or eat them (my daughter loves cupcakes) but just in case you need an excuse in the festive season here is our cupcake Christmas Tree. Just use … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baking Shortbread biscuits with the kids

Pink has been reading the Katie in Scotland book recently and wanted to make some shortbread biscuits like they eat in the book.   Lucky for me my mom had a lovely recipe for shortbread biscuits so a rainy morning inside … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids, Homeschooling, sensory play | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Scarecrow’s wedding and scarecrow cookies

We bought a new addition to our mini Julia Donaldson library last week – The Scarecrow’s Wedding (affiliate link).  We all love it.  Pink thinks that Harry and Betty (the 2 main characters) are lovely and gentle so I could … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids, Book Ideas, Homeschooling | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Banana Muffins

Before I had my kids I was very good about following a low GI (Glycaemic Index) diet but then motherhood and all that came with it hit and my good habbits melted away.  I am trying to get back into … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Kids, Homeschooling | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment