Cooking is Cool Heat-Free Recipes for Kids to Cook by Marianne E. Dambra


Cooking is Cool Heat-Free Recipes for Kids to Cook by Marianne E. Dambra

More than 50 heat-free recipes packed with flavour and learning. Cooking can be a delicious learning experience for children. As children read recipes, measure ingredients, and taste each dish, they build math and literacy skills, practice science process skills, and explore different food groups. Cooking Is Cool makes all of this hands-on learning possible without stepping foot in the kitchen. These classroom-friendly recipes are all heat-free, meaning they can be made without an oven, stove, microwave, or hot plate. With your guidance, budding chefs can follow the easy instructions to transform fresh, simple ingredients into tasty snacks, beverages, entrees, and treats. This book includes * More than 50 heat-free recipes that are fun to make and taste great * An explanation of the learning that occurs as children cook * Tips to create your own classroom cooking centre * Nutrition information, extension ideas, and interesting food facts


Cooking is Cool makes preparing and enjoying food with children a breeze! All recipes are heat-free, and having sampled some, I can vouch for the delicious recipes and their artful presentations. Cooking is Cool is perfectly suited to young cooks in classrooms, child care settings, or homes. I like that the food presentations are artfully pleasing to children. I especially like the little Did You Know information boxes, offering such facts like, Did you know humans are the only animals to peel a banana from the stem end? Marianne E. Dambra has perfected heat-free cooking for kids and made the learning experiences as important as the yummy results! I highly recommend Cooking is Cool for kids to enjoy learning through cooking. MaryAnn F. Kohl, process art author and educational consultant, and author of Great American Artists for Kids and Art with Anything

About the Author

Marianne E. Dambra, president of Early Childhood Education Network of Rochester, Inc., has presented on heat-free cooking with children at national and regional conferences since 1994.

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144 pages


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Publication date

30th July 2013



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