Simple yummy kid-friendly recipes, kids cooking ideas, and kitchen-themed learning activities to help children discover the joy of kitchen work and develop practical skills

Our favorite kids baking cookbooks for young chefs of all ages! | via barley & birch

The Best Kids Cookbooks for Young Chefs

Do you remember using cookbooks when you were little? I have three kids’ cookbook favorites that instantly spring to mind, conjuring strong memories of afternoons measuring, stirring, rolling, and kneading alongside my parents in the kitchen… Our Top Kids Cookbook…

Our favorite tools and activities to help kids develop cooking and kitchen skills. | via barley & birch

Discover: Practical Kitchen Skill Activities for Kids

Watering herbs, pouring milk, washing dishes, folding laundry, and peeling fruits…they’re the life experiences I grew up on and the practical kitchen skills that helped promote a unique sense of pride and importance. That’s why I’m dedicating an entire series…

Find a new and refreshing summer favorite with this collection of unique and healthy popsicle ideas for kids (and adults!) | via barley & birch

The Ultimate Guide to Making Homemade Popsicles With Kids

Nothing says “Hello, summer!” like a deliciously refreshing, frosty frozen homemade popsicle. Not only do YOU get to choose the ingredients, but they are also dead simple to throw together. Homemade Popsicle-Making Ideas for Kids – Table of Contents Use the…

A Pop Rockin' fizzing punch that's fun for kids and perfect for parties!

An 80s-Inspired Homemade Pop Rocks Punch Recipe

Our DIY Pop Rocks punch recipe is perfect for throwback parties that will have you moonwalking the night away, or as a fun and easy recipe that kids can whip up (with a little supervision, of course). Getting the other…

These crispy, chilled homemade dill pickles are perfect for toddlers cutting new teeth, only take 10 minutes to make & are healthier and more eco-friendly! | via barley & birch

Eat: Homemade Quick Pickles for Teething

It’s cucumber season! As a family of serious pickle-lovers, mid-July is pickle mania in our household, and we usually most of our July weekends picking, pickling, and canning. Our pickles aren’t just for the adults though – we’ve discovered they…