Small kids never sit still! In between mealtimes fuel them up with healthy snacks to give them extra energy. Introducing healthy snacks can sometimes be difficult, but persevere. Gradually try new things to see what works.
OK a bit messy, but lots of fun! Make your own edible finger paint for the kids. Its cheap to make and safe to use and if theres any left over, store it in the fridge or freezer to use for another day.
Make your own bread paints and brighten up breakfast, lunch or snack time for your toddler or preschooler, by painting their bread in different colours and designs. Making bread paints is cheap and easy for even young kids to do too. Even fussy eaters won't be able to resist!
Who doesnt love cupcakes! A quick and easy basic cupcake recipe thats perfect for birthday parties, afternoon tea or just because. The recipe can be used to make a cake or pour the mixture into muffin tins to make cupcakes. Easy enough for the kids to help out too!
Make your own hummus at home! Hummus is a healthy and tasty snack thats easy to prepare and soft enough to not be a choking hazard for your baby or toddler when they eat it. Its also a great source of complete protein, iron, potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin E. Have a go at making our basic hummus recipe.
Encourage the kids to grow their own vegetables. These simple Egg Cress Heads are a great place to start as theyre easy to make and take nearly no time at all to grow. They also make a great alternative to chocolate Easter eggs.
These Christmas pizzas are perfect for kids (and adults!) over the Christmas holidays. Make your own Christmas pizzas using homemade or shop bought pizza bases, cut out some Christmas shapes, add your kids favourite toppings and cook. There are no set rules, so be as creative as you like!
Have fun this Easter making your own marbled Easter eggs for the kids. This edible Easter activity is a take on dying hard boiled eggs, but you colour the white of the egg instead of the shell! Enjoy watching your kids faces when they discover whats beneath the egg shell.
This ANZAC biscuits recipe is easy to make and a traditional way to commemorate ANZAC Day or to enjoy on any other day. The first ANZAC biscuits were made by women on the home front and sent overseas to the New Zealand and Australian soldiers fighting in World War 1.