Thanks to Teddy Bears and Cardigans for this guest post on growing cress hair. It’s such a simple but fun thing to do with young children. I love doing crafts with my grandson, Bear, and he loves them too. We especially enjoy anything that involves gardening. Bear thinks that seeds only grow flowers, and at 2 years […]
Herby Playdough Thanks to Clare from Clare’s Little Tots for this fantastic post on herby playdough. It is such a great idea to use herbs for sensory play and what child doesn’t love having fun with playdough! Herbs aren’t just great for cooking they’re also fun to add to sensory play such as playdough. There […]
Check out this informative guest post by Danny Nguyen on tips to teach your child to cook from My Parenting Journal.
Herbs and spices are fantastic for adding to children’s food. They add flavour to dishes without the need for sugar or salt.
Gardening with children is great fun whatever their age. Now that the weather is starting to warm up why not involve the children and ‘grow your own’?
Children learn through their senses – gardening and cooking are both perfect for doing just that. Think of the textures, smells, sounds, colours and tastes.
The Children’s Food Trust Big Cookathon is an annual event where the aim is to get the nation cooking.
Ideas for using eggs for healthy snacks at Easter.
Mini Yorkshire Puddings – perfect for children!
Did you know that the week 24th – 30th January is National Breakfast Week where we are all encouraged to enjoy a healthy breakfast every day?
Did you know that the last Saturday in January every year is National Seed Swap Day?
Keep little fingers busy over the festive period. Cooking with children can be so much fun at Christmas time.
There are so many new skills children can develop and learn about science and nature from growing their own food.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have fresh home grown herbs on hand even during the winter?
Outside in the garden is a wonderful place to encourage play and learning. Why not share the joy of gardening with your child?
Growing herbs with children is great fun and a lovely way to spend quality time with your children.
Chives are the smallest and most delicate member of the onion family.
Most herbs are low maintenance so are ideal for a busy family!
There is nothing quite like picking fresh herbs…
Using herbs in cooking with children can be so much fun!
Cooking is such a great activity to do with your children.