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Best cookbook for kids 3-5
1. Complete Children's Cookbook
FeatureDK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
DescriptionDelicious dishes kids will really want to make.
More than 150 fabulous recipes, divided into nine themed chapters (Breakfast, Soups and Salads, Light Bites, and more) will have you and your child in the kitchen and cooking in no time. From French toast to rainbow salad, vegetable lasagna to tomato soup, and ice cream to mini muffins, Complete Children's Cookbook has a recipe for every occasion. And with beautiful full-color photography, simple instructions, and a focus on safety, each one makes an ideal cook-together project that will have children excited to try the new flavors in the dishes they helped make. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and feature a picture for every step, so children can see clearly just what to do as they build basic cooking skills, safe kitchen practices, and adventurous palates.
2. Look I'm a Cook
Perfect for kids ages 36, this activity book will get little ones discovering amazing everyday science as they play their way through 11 exciting recipes found inside.
Look I'm a Cook is bursting with tasty ideas and fun hands-on learning experiences that will get children playing, discovering amazing everyday science, and cooking up fun-filled food. The 11 activities are easy to prepare, set up, and create, and visual step-by-step instructions and a charming design make it the perfect activity book for parents and their little ones to share. From guacamole to ice pops to chocolate pears, kids can pour it, mix it, and taste it as each recipe becomes an ever-so-exciting experiment.
Little ones have the ability to look, touch, smell, taste, hear, and, above all, play their way to scientific discovery and amazement with Look I'm a Cook. Being a little cook has never been so much fun.
Series Overview: DK's Look series of exciting and educational STEM books focuses on the sensory experience of practical learning and play, and finds the science in everyday activities. Hands-on learning experiences tap straight into kids' insatiable curiosity and sense of wonder. Perfect for children ages 36 and formatted with a padded cover and toddler-tough pages, the series encourages children to develop independence, and improves their critical thinking, investigation skills, and motor skills as they play their way to scientific discovery and amazement.
3. Kid Chef Junior: My First Kids Cookbook
An Amazon 2018 Holiday Gift Pick for aspiring kid chefs ages 4-8.
Children are naturally curious about what goes on in the kitchen, and are eager to step up to the counter themselves. Kid Chef Junior: My First Kids Cookbook will help kids develop their culinary know-how as they make healthy, wholesome, kid-approved mealsfirst with an adult, and eventually, all on their own!
In this kids cookbook, mom of two and author of The Super Easy Baby Food Cookbook, Anjali Shah, teaches children how to chop, whisk, bake, and cook on the stove. Designed to give kids confidence cooking and build essential skills, these recipes develop progressively from easy to medium to hard.
Inside the pages of Kid Chef Junior: My First Kids Cookbook youll find:
- Cooking 101 includes age-appropriate guidance for learning to cook, and tips for staying safe in the kitchen.
- 25 creative and fun recipes for breakfast treats like Blueberry Blast Banana Bread, healthy snacks like Smashed Silly Face Guacamole, family dinners like Lasagna Rollups, and yummy desserts like Peanut Butter Surprise Brownies.
- Pictures of each recipe that help kids choose what to cook and lets them see just how great their creations will turn out.
Give budding chefs confidence in the kitchen with fun, yummy recipes from Kid Chef Junior: My First Kids Cookbook.
4. The Toddler Cookbook
DescriptionThe perfect toddler-friendly cookbook that parents and children can enjoy together. Complete with easy recipes for a wide variety of dishes, from lettuce wraps to crunchy chicken dippers. Allows for multiple opportunities for toddlers to lend Mom or Dad a hand as they whip up new flavors. A fun way to spend quality time together and encourage your toddler to try new foods.
Includes step-by-step photos so they can learn how to measure, sift, mix, and much more!
5. Kid Chef: The Foodie Kids Cookbook: Healthy Recipes and Culinary Skills for the New Cook in the Kitchen
FeatureKid Chef The Foodie Kids Cookbook Healthy Recipes and Culinary Skills for the New Cook in the Kitchen
"There may be no better way to instill a love of good food in your kids than by having them learn to cook. Kid Chef helps them develop fundamental skills, harness their curiosity, and turn out tasty, family-friendly dishes."Cooking Light Magazine
Every parent knows that when it comes to cookingpractice really does make perfect. Unlike other kids cookbooks that dumb down recipes, Kid Chef gets kids cooking nutritious meals that engage their skills and instill confidence in the kitchen. Covering basic techniques and featuring tutorials for tasty recipes, this kids cookbook is sure to turn any child into a chef.
More than just a kids cookbook, Kid Chef is a learning tool that includes:
- 75+ Healthy Recipes: easy-to-follow recipes for snacks and small bites, main dishes and desserts that parents will love
- Kitchen 101: learn how to stock the pantry, create a grocery list, handle a knife, and use the stove
- Facts and Tips: from variations on your favorite recipes to fun food facts this kids cookbook covers everything
A kids cookbook for grown-up tastes: recipes for Homemade Granola, Mini Quiches, Minty Lamb Burgers, Rosemary Shortbread Cookies, and so much more!
This is an amazing cookbook for introducing children to the joys of cooking. I loved that instead of being just a collection of recipes oversimplified for children, it was a well-thought-out teaching tool.Heather Columbo, Mom to a kid chef
6. Better Homes and Gardens New Junior Cook Book (Better Homes and Gardens Cooking)
FeatureUsed Book in Good Condition
Written and designed to appeal to kids ages 5 to 12, this all-new edition of the Better Homes and Gardens New Junior CookBook features 65 brand-new recipes that are simple to make and a blast to eat. Each recipe includes a photo of the dish and unique and lively illustrations of characters that tell a story to complement the dish.
All the recipes here are easy-to-follow and packed with helpful hints and fun ways for kids to put their own spin on them. With lots of easy-to-understand nutrition information, it's a great way to teach kids about healthy eating while getting them interested in cooking.
- 65 recipes include hearty breakfasts, lunches, and dinners as well as healthy snacks and treats
- Fun, engaging, full-color illustrations bring each recipe to life and grab kids' attention
- Special features cover cooking basics, kitchen safety, menu planning, basic nutrition information, and guidance on reading and understanding food labels
Teach your kids how to eat right and help out in the kitchen with the Better Homes and Gardens New Junior CookBook. It's the perfect way to make it rewarding for the whole family.
7. DK Children's Cookbook
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DescriptionThis childrens cookbook will inspire new chefs with everything they need to know to cook delicious meals and sweet treats! Mix, blend, baste, roast, steam, and bake with this fantastic guide that includes easy-to-follow recipes. With a focus on beloved meals and snacks, the DK Childrens Cookbook is here for aspiring culinary kids who are excited to learn new skills in the kitchen.
With an emphasis on safety and fun, this book is perfect for the whole family. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!
8. Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat (Science & Nature)
FeatureEdible Science Experiments You Can Eat
DescriptionGrab a beaker, pick up your whisk, and get ready to cook up some solid science. Using food as our tools (or ingredients!) curious kids become saucy scientists that measure, weigh, combine, and craft their way through the kitchen. Discover dozens of thoroughly-tested, fun, edible experiments, sprinkled with helpful photos, diagrams, scientific facts, sub-experiments, and more. And the best news is when all the mad-science is done, you're invited to grab a spoon and take a bite -- and share your results with friends and family.
9. Kids' Fun and Healthy Cookbook
This cookbook is a lively collection of more than 100 step-by-step recipes for kids that puts the fun back into healthy eating, and encourages kids to consider what they eat and how it affects their bodies.
Featuring everything from pizzas and burgers to tofu kebabs and seafood salads, each dish in Kids' Fun and Healthy Cookbook has been developed by an award-winning food writer to both nourish the body and tempt the taste buds. Step-by-step photographs help junior chefs through each recipe, and food fact sections highlight specific ingredients and detail what makes them beneficial.
Think healthy food can't be fun? Think again! With Kids' Fun and Healthy Cookbook, food can be tasty and nutritious.
10. Mom and Me Cookbook
DescriptionThe perfect cookbook for teaching little ones the joy of preparing meals, with basic cooking techniques, tips, simple first recipes, and tasty, nutritious meal ideas. A family-oriented cookbook that helps children ages three and up work with their parents to prepare an assortment of yummy treats.
Karmel, the bestselling author of First Meals and Superfoods for Babies and Children, teaches kids the fun of cooking and encourages healthy eating habits. Includes delicious recipes, from cookies and cupcakes to pancakes and pizzas! With step-by-step instructions and gorgeous colorful photographs, both parents and children will become top chefs in no time! A fantastic addition to your kitchen.