The benefits of baking and cooking for children by Robbie Cheadle: A Featured Fun Guest Post

Michael and I are delighted to see our guest post on the benefits of baking with children on Vicki Goodwin’s blog The Page Turner. Vicki has written some lovely books under the pen name of Sojourner McConnell.

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The benefits of baking and cooking for children

Most children love to spend time in the kitchen either cooking or baking. It is a fabulous bonding experience with Mom or another caregiver and they always enjoying eating the results of their hard work afterwards.

I love to bake and both my sons have travelled the cooking, baking and eating road with me. Michael, particularly, loves to cook. He prefers to make more practical things than I do such as savoury and/or sweet pancakes, French toast and even stews and curries which he makes with his Dad. I like to make all sorts of fancy sweet treats and cakes.

I remember baking with my small boys. Gregory used to love to measure and pour the ingredients into the bowl. Funnily enough, Greg also loved to wash up. Sadly, this has not continued into his teenage years. I used to strip him…

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10 thoughts on “The benefits of baking and cooking for children by Robbie Cheadle: A Featured Fun Guest Post

  1. A great post Robbie you have covered every base and family time is so important. I love to wash up, I find it therapeutic. (When I worked in a kitchen during college I was the only one who would volunteer!) So perhaps your Gregory will come back to it when he gets older and needs to shake off work stress.

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    1. Thank you, Paul, he may enjoy it later. I also like washing up. It is lovely and methodical and I am certainly not someone who won’t use a piece of equipment if it can’t go in the dishwasher. I never put my good dishes and equipment in the dishwasher.

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