Friday, September 20, 2013

Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen #55: Cake as an Art Canvas

Time for Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen
(A weekly linky where you can share your special time in the kitchen, such a great place for learning. You can also link up Kid-Friendly Recipes)

The linky is at the bottom.

This week we were working on color mixing, extending our fun with the book Colors for Zena by Monica Wellington. This is such a cute book and I can't wait to share my review with you. (Stay tuned, because there is going to be a chance to win your very own copy of this book.)

We just made a yellow cake (from a boxed mix) and then the girls and I had fun mixing colors. They had a chance to decorate a cake, almost all by themselves.

Baking the cake:

Mixing the colorful frosting:

Do you have your children help you in the kitchen?  What lessons do they learn? Do you have any kid friendly recipes to share?

I'd love to see your posts, whether you have done something this week or some time in the past. Just link up below. This is a weekly linky.

I am linking up to:


Blog Post Hop

Growing Up Gardner

Happy Go Lucky

Full Time Mama

Melt in Your Mouth Monday
Try a New Recipe Tuesday at Home to Four Kiddos
The Gathering Spot at Mamal Diane
Tempt My Tummy at Blessed with Grace
Friday Food Frenzy at Close to Home
Fantastic Thursday at Five Little Chefs

And here is my Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen linky


  1. It looks like they had a wonderful with the colored batter. This really look like fun!

  2. Best cake ever! I let my kids help. :)

  3. what a fun, fun way to learn about color mixing! I love it!

  4. Looks like a lot of fun! My kids always love helping in the kitchen.

  5. Looks like fun! My girls love to help me in the kitchen, too. We just made homemade hot pretzels. They were a hit!

  6. Good job, girls! My kids love doing stuff like this, and I love seeing their creativity. :)


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