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Storytime DIY: Test Kitchen for Young Chefs

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Are you ready to get your hands [safely!] dirty? Honorary children's librarians (that's YOU!): get ready for Storytime: DIY. This do-it-yourself afternoon is a great way to make a book come to life with hands-on crafts, cooking, science and more. Made for kids age 5-12, but good for kids of all ages and kids at heart.

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Have a blast!  

Storytime DIY: Test Kitchen for Young ChefsKids cooking


Today, you'll be using The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen. 

Want to bake the most-awesome-ever cupcakes? Or surprise your family with breakfast tacos on Sunday morning? Looking for a quick snack after school? Or maybe something special for a sleepover? It's all here. Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE cookbook every kid chef needs.

Storytime DIY: The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen



What is your favorite food?

What is your least favorite food?

What is something you’d like to try eating, but haven’t yet?



Time to try one of the recipes in the book! Let us know how it went.



Write your own recipe. It could be one you make up or ask someone for a recipe for a favorite food you like. Use an index card to write it down and keep forever!



Name that Spice!

Choose 5 different spices with distinctive smells. Blindfold the player(s). Have them smell the spice and guess if they can name it. Allow them to taste if they want!

How many did they get right?

Make it competitive- play kids vs parents.

Who can name the most?



More cookbooks and fun with cooking and food on Hoopla Digital, free with your library card:

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Jacksonville Public Library