How to Cook with Toddlers with the Help of Cook By Colours
Thank-you, Cook by Colours, for sponsoring this post. Cook by Colours makes family cooking fun for kids who can't yet read!
I am always on the hunt for fun toddler activities—especially during Summer where anything outdoors is off of the table in Arizona. With baby #2 due any day now, I have been trying to plan fun, one-on-one activities with Brody. Our most recent favorite activity? Cooking together!
The sweet team at Cook by Colours, sent us their cooking book + kit designed specifically for ages 2+ earlier this summer. You guys, it rocks! Brody and I made our first recipe together almost a week ago and he is still talking about it!
The measuring cups and spoons are color coordinated with the cooking book. Where a usual cookbook would tell you to pour 2 cups of flour into the bowl, Cook by Colours will tell you to pour 2 red scoops into the bowl through illustrations. This makes it the perfect tool for toddlers to practice following directions, identifying colors and learning to cook.
We made Zebra bread together, which was a lot like zucchini bread. We read through the recipe step by step. I would have Brody pull out the right measuring utensil to use based on the color in the cookbook. It was delicious and the pride on Brody’s face when we pulled the loaves of bread out of the oven was priceless.
If you are looking for a fun toddler activity to do together, I highly recommend this set!
Things You Should Know:
- Cook by Colours has been wildly successful in Canada and just recently launched in the United States.
- Each Cook by Colours set comes beautifully packaged with the 25-recipe cookbook, and sets of the color-coded measuring cups and spoons. This would make an awesome birthday gift! Pair it with a cute kids apron and wooden spoon.
- The Cook by Colours kit retails for $35.
- Cook by Colours is designed for use by ages 2+.
- And best of all? It’s available on Amazon Prime (check it out here)! Any other mommas order nearly everything from Prime?