Category Archives: preschooler cooking

Kitchen Kids: Toddlers In The Kitchen

One of the reasons that Buggle and Mouse are as comfortable in the kitchen as they are is that they’ve been in the kitchen with us from the time they were tiny! Some of that is the function of the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: The Toddler Made Lunch!

Jack loves to cook! His toy kitchen is in the corner of the big kitchen and when I’m cooking he orbits between a stool by the counter where he can watch and help and making “coffee” and other treats for … Continue reading

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Kitchen Skills for the Three Year Old

Bull is my most enthusiastic kitchen helper these days! Considering the amount of food he puts away at dinner this is probably a good thing! We joke that he’s going to have to get a job when he’s a teen … Continue reading

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Kitchen Helps

We do a lot of cooking around here. S and I both really enjoy cooking and the children really enjoy eating! Actually they enjoy cooking too and most of them have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old … Continue reading

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It Gets Easier

A year or so ago when W was approaching his second birthday and I was just entering my second trimester with J, I really wondered what it would be like to have four small children. Now I know. It has … Continue reading

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Cooking Christmas Dinner 2011

My parents are out of town this year for Christmas so we’re saving our family get-together for Epiphany. Instead we’re having some friends over for Christmas Dinner tomorrow. This morning we got started with the cooking. S took W took … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Cooking with Preschoolers

One of the things that we really enjoy doing with the children is cooking. They have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old enough to sit in the highchair and I get a private chuckle every time we … Continue reading

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Ten Snacks I Might Send to School

One of the things that will be changing in three weeks when F goes to school is our eating habits. Although I sometimes give the children a snack after lunch we normally just eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. F’s school … Continue reading

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Preschooler Cooking: Making Cooked Carrots

Monday night is Su’s night to help in the kitchen and she chose to make cooked carrots as one of the vegetables. Here’s a brief summary of what she did and the things she learned: She opened the fridge and … Continue reading

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Preschooler Cooking:Garlic Bread

F and Su take turns being my “kitchen helper” in the evenings. They set the table, fetch and carry and F is now beginning to make some simple dishes. The other day we had Mexican Chicken with Garlic Bread and … Continue reading

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