Cooking with kids: Try cooking with illustrated recipes this summer


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If you want to make cooking with kids a fun activity, try cooking with illustrated recipes! Timbuktu magazine shares fun ideas that you can use in the kitchen with your children to make cooking with kids a fun and educational activity, instead of a messy project.

“Ah, summer vacations. Fun times: kids around the house and parents desperate for ideas on how to entertain them!

But worry not, we’ll be here all summer to share fun ideas for things to do so your kids won’t get bored, you won’t lose your mind, and will you both have a good time.

In case you missed it, we’ve shared some wonderful classic rare books online you and your kids could read together, or alternatively you could write and illustrate a book, go see some fun art or, well, go to all the way to Denmark to explore the most fantastic playgrounds out there.

And here’s another option: how about cooking with kids? We are not talking about some normal food making, but about wonderful cooking with illustrated recipes from all over the world.

They Draw & Cook is the go-to place for that. Started by Salli and Nate, a sister and brother who like illustrating and cooking, the site has the largest collection of yummy illustrated recipes online.

You can search the archive by ingredients, by types of dish… and even by illustration styles. What a fantastic way to get your children interested and excited about what’s for dinner!

And you know what’s even better? There is an entire section dedicated to muffins!

Happy cooking, bon appétit, and send us pictures of your illustration-based dinner!”

Cooking with kids can be lots of fun.  When you’re done preparing your picturesque meal, share it with us on Facebook!  Reading the recipes is vital to being able to cooking a successful meal, so check out more educational activities for kids to get them excited about reading.  Once your children are ready, sign them up for a free 30 day trial – click here to get started!