Christmas is the most common winter holiday celebrated in the United States but there are a lot of other holiday celebrations this time of year! Today we're going to learn about a few holidays celebrated by different cultures and religions this time year! Menorah Hanukkah: an eight day and night Jewish holiday that falls between… Continue reading #11 of 12 Days of Kids Create
This time of year tends to include lots of baking - cookies, pies, cakes, and more cookies! 🍪🍪🍪 Bake the perfect batch of cookies by using the tips reviewed in the video below! There are 10 tips because today is the 10th day of Kids Create! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uH4_TxUPWo Have fun baking!
In the classic Christmas carol "The 12 Days of Christmas" the 9th day of Christmas includes 9 ladies dancing. Dancing is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and it's a good exercise! When its cold outside dancing is a perfect way to stay physically active inside! Get your family and friends together… Continue reading #9 of 12 Days of Kids Create
On the last blog post we learned about the awesomeness of pomegranates and today we are creating a yummy treat with pomegranates! It may be chilly outside but that won't stop you and your family/friends from wanting to eat this frozen treat. The recipe today is called Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark - sounds and tastes… Continue reading Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark
Pomegranates start showing up in grocery stores at the end of November and early December. This time of year is when pomegranates are in season, meaning they're super juicy and delicious! In french the word pomegranate translates to "apple with many seeds" - makes sense! The seeds inside a pomegranate are called arils - arils… Continue reading Pomegranate!
There are five sections of MyPlate, making it the the perfect topic for day five of Kids Create. Can you list the five sections of MyPlate from memory? The five sections include: Fruits🍊🍎🍌Vegetables🥦🥕🍆Protein🍳🍗🥩 Grain🍞🥨🥖Dairy 🧀🥛 Below are some fun activities that review the different sections of MyPlate. Click on the image to get a printable… Continue reading #5 of 12 Days of Kids Create
The other day we learned about pears and why they're an awesome fruit. Check out the recipes below for ideas on how to incorporate pears into your life. 🍐🍐🍐 For more information on how to make these tasty creations, click here.
#2 of 12 days of Kids Create Pears are associated with the holiday season, the phrase "...and a partridge in a pear treeeeee!" might come to mind. That phrase might be referring to the "first day of Christmas" but we like to do things a little different on the Kids Create blog, so we're talking… Continue reading Pears! #2 of 12 Days of Kids Create
Have you built a snowman yet this year? A typical snowman is often built using snow, sticks for arms, rocks for the eyes and mouth, and a carrot for the nose. Today we're learning how to make a snowman you can eat for lunch! This idea comes from choosemyplate.gov - check this site out for… Continue reading #1 of 12 Days of Kids Create
You might be familiar with the song "The 12 days of Christmas", here on Kids Create we're going to do our own rendition of the 12 days! There will be twelve days during the month of December dedicated to bringing you holiday joy in the form of recipes, nutrition tips, activity ideas, and more! Day… Continue reading 12 days of Kids Create!
When it's cold outside sometimes we have to get creative and think of different ways to stay active. Remember, 60 minutes of physical activity each day is recommended to keep our bodies happy and healthy. In the summer months it's easy to go outside for a walk or to run around at the park but… Continue reading Stay Active this Winter!
Don't let the adults do all the cooking this Thanksgiving! Use your excellent cooking skills to bring something delicious to the table. Below is a tasty recipe that will leave all your family and friends saying "I didn't know vegetables could taste this good!". For this recipe you'll need brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, garlic, olive… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts
Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you're waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this website… Continue reading Thanksgiving Fun!
Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean that pumpkin season is over! Some may argue that you can't have Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. If you're a pumpkin lover, check out the image below to discover more ways to cook/bake with pumpkin! Get the recipes at this link: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/seasonal-fall
ChooseMyPlate.gov is a website that teaches people how to eat a balanced diet. The website also has important information about avoiding food waste. Check out the infographic below to learn about food waste and how you can prevent it! Share this information with your family so they can reduce food waste too!