Recipes for Children

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Recipes for ChildrenCooking with children can be lots of fun. This collection of web sites, which offer lots of fun recipes for children, will hopefully be useful in the classroom and encourage children to cook.

Cooking with Kids – At this site, you will find children’s recipes that are easy, quick and cheap. Search for fun recipes for cooking with kids, including healthy recipes as well as craft and science recipes.

The BBC  – Provides a food guide for children too – there are 51 recipes here for children.The site by-line is: “Get those budding Jamies and Nigellas into the kitchen.”

Jamie’s Tips for Getting Cooking with Kids – “Kids need to be introduced to cooking in a fun and engaging way. A lot of people are intimidated by the prospect of cooking with their kids, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are five simple tips to help you get in the kitchen cooking with your kids.”(Jamie Oliver) Read more at

Food a Fact of Life  – This site has great school cooking ideas: “These recipes can be used in primary or secondary schools, depending on the ability and experience of the pupils and the resources available. Some recipes are non-cook.

Each recipe is uniquely provided in different formats:

* as a series of A5 colour cards (pdf file), showing each stage;
* as a series of A5 cards (pdf file), highlighting skills and techniques;” (Food a Fact of Life).

Finally, a cooking video game for kids: