Family Fun materials:
Measuring Equipment - to see how to measure wet and dry ingredients
Look at our Family Fun Guidelines for information on how to make this an age-appropriate family fun activity for all ages!
Visit the Home Baking Association for more Family Fun Activites.
Family Fun Activities
A surefire recipe for
entertaining your kids—after
school, during school breaks, vacations
or “staycations”—is to bring
them into the kitchen. Mastering cooking techniques
can be more than entertainment;
it can reinforce math skills such
as counting, measuring and separating, as well as improve hand-eye
coordination. We have safety guidelines and a list of age appropriate skills at
February is Bake for Family Fun Month!
There's a new lesson plan for each week in February. Each lesson plan is designed to inspire home bakers while teaching fundamentals of cooking.
Week #1 - Let's Get Started Baking - Bake Strawberry Muffin Tops and learn how leavening makes batters rise.
Week #2 - Baking For My Valentine - Bake up some delicious Chocolate Raspberry Whoopie Pies and make a card with gift box.
Week #3 - History and Traditions - Bunny Cake is such a treat to make! Have fun baking, decorating and discussing bunnies.
Week #4 - Baking For Others - It's home made pizza, baked up your way. Bake up a delicious and healthier pizza crust and learn what it means to bake for others.
Clabber Girl is a member of the Home Baking Association, an organization dedicated to Promoting home baking by providing educators tools and knowledge to perpetuate future generations of home bakers.
Other Family Fun Activities
Learn about leavening and make baking powder biscuits.
Sweet or savory, one basic recipe - different seasonings - make it yours!
Have fun baking and learn measuring, and teamwork.
Start a new tradition from an old-time favorite!
In this baking activity you will learn about the history of corn and cornbread.