Children of all ages will enjoy practicing their spelling skills when they sit down to a comforting bowl of soup. For the mom-on-the-go, pick up a rotisserie chicken to speed up prep time, and round out this meal with sandwiches or crackers.
Simon is a winning combination for the kids! Not only can they decorate him with colorful candies, but they also can help you assemble this centipede – learning kitchen skills such as folding the mixture and slicing ingredients.
We all know that Jell-O is fun to eat. But when you cut it into silly shapes and add a little whipped topping, this easy, inexpensive snack becomes a crowd pleaser. Better yet, you can use your kids' favorite shapes and flavors for added appeal.
This is the ultimate play-with-your-food recipe! After mixing up just a few ingredients, your little ones can make fun shapes with their putty, decorate with colorful sprinkles and candies, and then take a bite of their creations.
Turn ordinary bowls of pudding into cute characters by making funny faces out of cereals and fresh fruit. Your kids will be so interested in decorating, they won't even realize they're creating healthy snacks!
Turn average popsicles into playful mini watermelons that your kids will find interesting to eat. As they dig in, you can smile knowing that they're getting extra calcium and fruits snuck into their diets.
Bring home the carnival with these candied treats that make perfect party favors for birthdays or other festive celebrations. Try small tart apples (such as Granny Smith) underneath the super-sweet topping to balance the flavors.
There's nothing scary about these cute little monsters! Your kids will have a ball decorating their own, and to make it easier for them, have cheese spreaders on hand for spreading icing and coloring books they can draw inspiration from.