Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Tag Archives: cooking with preschoolers
Since Bull is only seven he’s not quite as adept in the kitchen as the older children. He still loves to cook though, so Tuesday nights have been designated as the time for the little boys to assist with making … Continue reading
He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do? Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading
Recently my most avid kitchen helpers have been the toddler and the five year old. Partly this is a matter of interest and partly it is a result of the bigger two consistently having either chores or schoolwork to … Continue reading
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
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
After a busy week of preparations for Christmas, Bull’s birthday, Christmas pageant at church (I’ll be posting pictures once I have some), Christmas Eve service (for which I was able to robe and sing with the choir), Christmas Day Feast … Continue reading
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
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
Lately I’ve been challenging myself to cook vegetarian or vegan on Mondays and since S bikes to and from work most days, I’m also been trying to have something like soup for him when he gets home after riding seven … Continue reading