Baking is one of the greatest activities you can do with your children. Not only does it provide quality time, but it also teaches them the fun of baking and creating. The simple joy on their faces, makes cookie baking worth the small amount of work that it requires.
Depending on the age of your children, making cookies will not be a difficult task. It is important to have all of your ingredients ready before you begin. Allow your children to be involved in every step, from mixing to shaping. They may make quite a mess, but the memory will last much longer!
Even smaller children should be able to roll the cookie dough into balls. Want more? Click here. Allow older children to measure and use the mixer. This can be a great learning experience. This also provides a great arena for discussion with your children!
Baking cookies is a fun experience that your children will always remember fondly. Try not to stress over the mess that is made, or how the child follows your instructions. If you focus on the fun, it will be a time the whole family can enjoy! Then there is the best part, you get to eat them!