⚙ 2 years and up
Time and Place
⚙ Any time of day
⚙ Any time of year
⚙Cookie recipe and ingredients
⚙ Decorating supplies
⚙ Supervise children at all times
⚙Exercise caution with high temperatures and sharp instruments
⚙Be mindful of dietary restrictions or allergies
When a baking opportunity arises (e.g., holiday-related or children demonstrate an interest in cooking), invite the children to help with making cookies. Follow the steps outlined in a cookie recipe of your choice while engaging the children in the process. Enjoy the delicious cookies!
Optional: Decorate the cookies.
Questions You May Ask
⚙ How does the dough [smell, feel, look]?
⚙ What happens to the cookies in the oven?
⚙ What can we use to [mix, measure, cut, shape] the dough?
Related Children's Books
⚙ Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
⚙ The Best Mouse Cookie by Laura Numeroff
⚙ May I Please have a Cookie? by Jennifer Morri
Most young children enjoy helping in the kitchen and like to play with kitchen tools.