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Cheese Scones

Date: November 1, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Cheese Scones Children love to cook, and the children at Bumpkins enjoyed making these cheese scones! As you cook, talk about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. Ingredients for 24 scones • 450g self-raising flour • 110g butter • 50g caster sugar • 300ml…

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Banana Muffins

Date: November 1, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Banana Muffins These banana muffins are a tasty treat. Children love to cook, it’s creative and there’s always something tasty to eat at the end of it. As you cook, talk about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. They are simple to make and…

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Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites

Date: May 25, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites It’s important to make sure your child has a healthy balanced diet as it has a positive impact on your child’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This recipe is for some Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites that taste great and your child can get involved with. Ingredients: 340g uncooked or frozen…

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Smoothie Ice Lollies

Date: May 25, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Smoothie Ice Lollies Smoothie ice lollies are a perfect treat for little ones to enjoy during the summer months, and they can help create the ice lollies themselves. They are much healthier than shop brought alternatives as they contain far less sugar. All you need to create these tasty treats is an ice lolly mould,…

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Broccoli Cheese Bites

Date: March 6, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Broccoli Cheese Bites Children love to cook. It’s creative and there’s some tasty broccoli cheese bites to eat at the end of it. As you cook, chat about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. Ingredients 1 broccoli, broken into florets 100g cheddar cheese 10…

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Festive Cheese Stars

Date: December 23, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

FESTIVE CHEESE STARS Who doesn’t love star shaped things? These little cheese stars will go down well on Fireworks Night or can be made for Christmas too. All you need is a sheet of ready made puff pasty (at room temperature), some grated cheese and a little flour to dust the work surface. Encourage your…

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Making sandwiches

Date: July 6, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Making Sandwiches The humble sandwich is a very good place to start when introducing little ones to cooking. No special ingredients are needed and there is no heat involved! Encourage your child to wash their hands before you start. Provide a couple of different fillings so that your child can choose – this will give…

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Shelling Peas

Date: July 6, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Shelling peas is a great thing to do with young children.  There are valuable lessons about where food comes from, it’s great for developing fine motor skills and also it’s a great activity to do while you chat. You may find a reluctant talker opens up a little when doing an easy, repetitive activity like…

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Breakfast Sundaes

Date: February 24, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, News, Toddler Tips

Breakfast Sundaes Try making these nutritious Breakfast Sundaes with your child for a weekend breakfast treat. They use ingredients that you probably already have and there is no heat involved. • Encourage your child to wash their hands. • Gather together your ingredients: your child’s favourite cereal, a pot of yoghurt and some fresh or…

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Gingerbread Reindeer

Date: December 8, 2016 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun

Food Fun…  Gingerbread Reindeer These creative Gingerbread Reindeer biscuits are cut out using standard gingerbread man cutters turned upside down! Preheat your oven to 190C/Gas mark 5. Mix 350g of plain flour, 2 tsp ground ginger or mixed spice and 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda. Rub in 100g of butter then stir in 175g of…

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