Preschoolers learn how to prepare their own food with activities that foster fun in the kitchen and promote healthy eating habits. Colorful photo-driven recipes for making fruit wands, noodle bowls, chocolate smoothies, and more encourage kids to discover and expand their tastes and experience the joy and pride that come from making with their own hands the foods they eat.
About the Author
Amy Palanjian is a writer, editor, recipe developer, and an expert at helping families find easier ways to enjoy wholesome, delicious meals together. She is the founder of Yummy Toddler Food, a website filled with practical food advice and nourishing recipes for families with little kids, and a contributor to Allrecipes magazine. Her work has appeared in many print and online outlets, including Better Homes and Gardens, Bon Appétit, Parents, Real Simple, the Wall Street Journal, The Kitchn, and Mother.ly. She lives near Des Moines, Iowa, with her husband and three children.
"Busy Little Hands: Food Play! is a fun tool you can add to your parenting toolbox that can hopefully take away a bit of the stress that normally comes with cooking with kids. The delicious treats your kids get to whip up and enjoy are merely a bonus." Ashley Jones, Romper.com
"This is crammed with great photos and instructions and basically, I couldn’t love it more." Jansen Bradshaw, Everyday-reading.com
"This is such a cute, easy-to-use book. Highly recommended!" Heather Wish Staller, author of Little Helpers Toddler Cookbook