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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 something tasty 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 cheesy crackers, such…

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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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Anglia Sunshine Toddler Tip: Food Fun… 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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Anglia Sunshine Toddler Tip: Food Fun… Gingerbread Reindeer

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

  Food Fun…  Gingerbread Reindeer These creative 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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