Little hands love to create and there’s nowhere better to do that than in the kitchen! Help your little ones on the road to mastering kitchen skills as you have fun together with our free summer camp at home. Let Camp Learn & Play Little Chefs week begin! And don’t forget to sign up for our free newsletter for updates!
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Free Summer Camp at Home Little Chefs Activities
Here are your activities for the week. Click on the titles to find full, detailed instructions.
Playing with kitchen tools in the sink gives kids a chance for pretend play, full of sensory experience, plus helps them get familiar with different kitchen tools.
PM – Smoothie Popsicles
Kids will love helping to make these simple smoothie popsicles made with just a few healthy ingredients.
Playing with your food is always fun! Kids will enjoy just that, as well as learning a bit about color mixing, in this easy sensory activity.
PM – Heart Shaped Pizzas
These easy tortilla pizzas are a great first meal for kids to make. They’ll love eating a lunch or dinner that they made for themselves!
The kids are on breakfast duty today! Cut waffles into any shape you desire and let them make a beautiful creation before they fill their little bellies for the day.
PM – Ice Cream Taste Test
Cool down on a hot summer day, while your kids learn a delicious lesson about the five senses with this simple, but fun activity.
AM – Banana Ghost Treats
Let the kids get their afternoon snack ready this morning and pop these tasty frozen banana treats into the freezer for later!
This activity takes a little bit of prep on your part, but offers a great opportunity to teach kids about proper meals. Plus the fun color matching component is a great skill builder, as well.
On this last day of this week of free summer camp at home, let the kids take charge of lunch! Pair up their adorable Panda Bear Rice Balls with some veggies and a protein for a more complete meal.
PM – Dirt & Worms Dessert
Close out Little Chefs Week by letting the kids make dessert for the whole family. This recipe can be made with minimal help, so they’ll close things out feeling like real life chefs!