20 Kid-Friendly Cookbooks That Are Perfect For Your Little Sous Chefs
After becoming a mom, I discovered two common denominators that unite almost every kid: they love to make messes, and they love to eat. I realized I could combine these two favorable activities for the greater good of my sanity when my 2-year-old recently became obsessed with helping me out in the kitchen. I'll admit that I was a little cautious at first, but when I saw how much satisfaction she got from cracking an egg, mixing ingredients, and carefully pouring pancake mix onto the griddle, I realized just how beneficial it could be to have her as my sous chef.
Cooking with kids teaches them about responsibility, it helps them see what's going into their meals, and it makes them feel accomplished after each recipe they help create. From curious toddlers to ambitious adolescents, here are 20 kid-friendly cookbooks for parents whose little ones are eager to make some awesome food (and memories!).