Cookbooks for Homeschooling in the Kitchen

I love bringing my family into the kitchen to do homeschool lessons. the kitchen is warm and cozy while I am cooking the next meal. I have an old table in my kitchen that we place a folding stool at so one child can work one on one with me.

When the kids I love to do science projects in the kitchen together. Most of my children now love to cook with me and I love adding kid-friendly cookbooks to our collection. These are my favorite cookbooks for homeschooling in the kitchen.

 The Creative Child’s YUM-Schooling Cookbook: 15 Step-by-Step Recipes – With Coloring and Activities (Cookbooks for Creative & Dyslexic Kids) (Volume 1)

Last summer we switched over to using a lot of Fun-schooling curriculum. This was a great way for me to take some of the stress off me and allow the children to take charge of their own education while I focused on ensuring  they knew the basics.

Funschooling is great because they can work through a basic curriculum following topics they love and instead of me needing to plan lessons they explore and come to me when they need guidance while I work with younger kids. This cookbook is created by the designers of the Funschooling curriculum to integrate perfectly.

 The Everything Kids’ Cookbook: From mac ‘n cheese to double chocolate chip cookies – 90 recipes to have some finger-lickin’ fun (Everything® Kids)

I love the Everything Kids books. These fun books really pull a topic together with plenty of fun stuff mixed in. This cookbook makes a great addition to a child’s homeschool curriculum for ages 7-12.

 My Prairie Cookbook – Recipes & Melissa Gilbert’s Recollections On-Set

We love the Little House books. While this focuses on the TV series there’s plenty to learn from these traditional prairie recipes.

 Not Just Tacos A Journey Into the World of Authentic Latin American Cuisine

I was blessed to get a copy of this to promote years ago. The author sent me a signed copy which I loved so much. The photos of different locations in this book are astonishing and the recipes take you on a culinary tour of central America.

 Cooking Class: 57 Fun Recipes Kids Will Love to Make (and Eat!)

If you are looking for a fun and easy cooking class for your kids this cookbook gives you 57 easy all around kid-friendly recipes.

 Eat Your Way Around the World

Food is a great way to study geography and cultures around the world. This cookbook is a great addition to a world history or geography class or as an aid to building amazing and interactive unit studies your kids will remember for a lifetime.

 Our Family Recipes Journal

A great way to make cooking a perfect homeschool class is to make your own family cookbook with all of your favorite recipes. Help each child build one of their favorite recipes to save for hen they are grown.

 The Science of Good Cooking: Master 50 Simple Concepts to Enjoy a Lifetime of Success in the Kitchen (Cook’s Illustrated Cookbooks)

My oldest wants to be a chef and the more cooking we can add to her curriculum the better. This cookbook is great for teaching the science behind basic cooking concepts with 50 experiments that bring the worlds of food and science colliding while teaching life skills in a way that is made to stick.

 An Irish Country Cookbook: More Than 140 Family Recipes from Soda Bread to Irish Stew, Paired with Ten New, Charming Short Stories from the Beloved Irish Country Series (Irish Country Books)

Irish cooking is great for long cold winters. We are adding Ireland to our winter studies and trying some of these hearty winter dishes that will help keep us warm in winter.

 A History of Food in 100 Recipes

I love when we an bring history to life. These fun recipes help bring the history of how food has changed through the years to life making it the perfect compliment to homeschooling.

 Little Cooks Cookbook

When the big kids learn something the little ones always want to join in. This cookbook is designed to work with the littlest chefs in your kitchen. This means my toddler and preschooler can join me and have fun learning to cook just like the big kids.

 Good Housekeeping Kids Cook!: 100+ Super-Easy, Delicious Recipes 

I love my Good Housekeeping magazines. This cookbook is packed with over 100 of the best Kid friendly recipes Good Housekeeping has ever created.

Cooking with kids is such a great way to learn and bond and I love when families take the time to teach kids how to cook. What are your favorite kid friendly recipes?

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Cookbooks for Homeschooling in the Kitchen

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