WIN Kids CookBook Handstand Kids- Baking around the world- By Yvette Garfield

My kids love helping me bake pretty much anything, so they were more than happy to help me review Handstand Kids- Baking around the world- By Yvette Garfield, a wonderful all around delightful cookbook for kids.

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Baking in pj’s! It’s all good!

The child friendly kit comes with cupcake baking cups, a kid friendly whisk and really fun easy recipes that any child would enjoy. We made the All American Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, which we handed out for holiday parties and friends. My oldest daughter read the directions while my middle daughter helped dumped all the ingredients in. It’s so important to have the kids help in the kitchen, they learn a lot and baking is a great fun experience to share with them at any age. Even my youngest who is three helped us out. These are my two girls rolling the cookies in sugar and setting on the pan.

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Rolling in sugar!

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Yum!!

There are four sections to this book including- All Kids love Cupcakes – How the Cookie Crumbles- It’s a Piece of Cake – Sweet Treats from across the Globe. This is by far the best part, I think it’s so important to get kids involved in tasting things you normally wouldn’t have at the table. Some of the recipe in this section are a must to try, South African Pumpkin Bread Pudding, Whoopie Pies , come on Whoppie pies? Who wouldn’t want to make that!

Each recipe is rated on a level from 1-4 , which makes it a breeze to pick out which recipe would be better suited for a younger child. Each level is represented by a cupcake at the top of the page, makes it cute. I love the pictures throughout the book, as well as how easy to read it is. Ingredients, directions and the list of tools needed for each recipe are clearly outlined for the kids to read through. We set up an assembly line, so they were more organized and this book really helped with that. Get’s the kids into it more if you give them full reign. Another great thing about this book is most if not all the recipe have some sort of alternative for different ingredients, or even ideas to make it more special. Illustrations again, perfect throughout the book – really ties it together nicely.

My kids enjoyed helping me but I enjoyed watching them be able to go through this book and make their own baked goods with only a little help from me. They were excited and extremely proud to make their own treats and share them with their friends. If you have a little helper and you want to have some fun with them, this Handstands Cookbook kit is for you. I highly recommend it, even if you have a youngster not able to read, they can enjoy this.
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Comments

  1. William T says:

    Hope to win this for my daughter.

  2. Carrie Phelps says:

    Ingredients to bake with my grandchildren!

  3. I would love to buy some stuff so i could teach my little daughter how to bake.

  4. Love the idea of this to help my daughter start baking on her own! :-)

  5. Charlotte Winters says:

    Supplies for my sons culinary masterpieces.

  6. kim burnett says:

    Ingredients to bake with my children

  7. Helen Keeler says:

    Stuff to bake with my day care kids.

  8. joanicohen@gmail.com says:

    Fun for my grandchildren

  9. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    groceries to use the cookbook with
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  10. Kids friendly supplies and ingredients.

  11. Lots of flour and sugar

  12. ingediants

  13. cookie cutters

  14. Robyn Norris says:

    This is so adorable! :)

  15. Robyn Norris says:

    Chocolate cupcakes!

  16. katie klein says:

    I would love to try some out with my 3 year old.

  17. Christine says:

    This would be good for my kids.
    Thanks for the chance!

  18. Jessica Lewis says:

    I would love to make sweets with my munchkins

  19. Definitely with my son! We have cookies on the agenda for this afternoon!

  20. I would love to bake with my niece. (her mom’s idea of cooking is nuking a Lean Cuisine)

  21. I want to make South African Pumpkin Bread Pudding.

  22. Love to make cookies with kids

  23. My son and I will probably try some cookies first!

  24. em lehmann says:

    I want to bake with my son! :)

  25. My niece needs a special cookbook to go along with her cooking outfits, her vast collection of pots and pans, cookie cutters, and cooking utensiles. Maybe she could prepare a giant chocolate gingerbread women! drmrs 1/21/2013

  26. My grandson. He love to cook.

  27. Miranda Cox says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter! She LOVES CakeBoss, Cupcake Wars and all of the baking shows! I think we would start with the cupcake section! We always bake in comfy clothes and our homemade aprons! :)

  28. I’d like to make some PB&J Cupcakes with my kids

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