Baking is the perfect pastime during the holidays. The house smells great and the treats are delicious. Sometimes though, the kids get curious which can make a quick recipe take a lot longer. Here are some tips to help you bake that delicious treat while letting your little ones help out.
- Keep the recipe simple-Kids will stay more focused if the recipe is quick and easy. Make sure the ingredients are few and the preparing is simple and fun.
- Make it a game-Whether it is cutting shapes out of your dough or rolling out the dough, see who can do it the best or the fastest. This will keep your little ones attention on the task at hand.
- Make it a design-Make your baking masterpiece into a design. Witch’s hats, a smiley face or any other design you can think of will keep your kid smiling and they will love to help create it.
- Let them do it themselves-Find a recipe where everything is already made and let your kid do the assembling themselves. They will be so proud to show you what they have done.
These recipes incorporate these tips and are sure to keep your kid smiling.