Early Learning Resources Cooking / Recipes for young children


This section contains a collection of recipes and cookery ideas to use with young children in your classroom or early years setting, or at home. Many of them relate to popular early years themes, including animals and The Little Red Hen, as well as seasonal events like Easter and Halloween.

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Animal Crackers Recipe

Animal Crackers Recipe

Chocolate marshmallow turtle recipe

Chocolate Marshmallow Turtle Recipe

Chocolate Porridge Recipe

Chocolate squares recipe

Chocolate Squares Recipe

Currant Buns recipes

Currant Buns Recipe

Early Years Cooking: Easter Recipes and Craft Ideas

Early Years Cooking: Halloween Recipes and Ideas

Early Years Cooking: How to Make a Gingerbread House

Early Years Cooking: Simple Christmas Recipes


Food and Drink Book List

Granola Bars Recipe

Granola Bars Recipe

Icy Cakes Recipe

Icy Cakes Recipe


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