Welcome to Parent Child Education

Come join our community to access the best resources for educating the children in your life.

Member Login

Lost your password?

Cooking

Colonial America – It’s Tea Time!

August 17, 2011
Colonial America – It’s Tea Time!

Tea Time Tea is a cup of life. ~Author Unknown     The early settlers brought the enjoyment of drinking of tea, coffee and chocolate from their homelands.  The Dutch introduced it to the English around  1600’s but by the middle of the  1700’s it was an established drink that the whole family could partake in. ...
Read More »

Colonial America – Molasses Cookies

August 3, 2011
Colonial America – Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies During colonial times, molasses was an important product that the colonies imported from the Caribbean Islands.  Molasses was used in cooking and also made rum that was exported to Africa and back to the islands. Since molasses was an important import to the colonies, giving your child an opportunity to taste it and...
Read More »

Foods to Buy for a Healthier You

July 5, 2011
Foods to Buy for a Healthier You

Foods for a Healthier You I try to buy organic foods but sometimes I can’t find what I want that is organic and it can get expensive – fast.  I love being able to go to the local farmer’s market to get the freshest organic vegetables, but that isn’t always an option.  I know...
Read More »

Cooking With Your Kids!

February 22, 2011
Cooking With Your Kids!

Animal House Monkey Peeler from Amazon.com Cooking with Kids I just read an article about cooking with your kids and the unknown benefit this mom found in March 2011 titled Eat, Play, Love! in Parenting Magazine.  The author had “tried everything: encouragement, wheedling, bribes, threats, explanations.  Nothing worked!”  She stumbled upon putting her son...
Read More »

Colonial America Cooking – Boston Brown Bread and Churned Butter

December 20, 2010
Colonial America Cooking – Boston Brown Bread and Churned Butter

This is a classic all-American bread recipe. Materials: 4 x 8 loaf pan, grease and flour the pan 1/2 t. baking soda 1/2 c. rye flour 1 t. baking powder 1/2 c. cornmeal 1/2 t. salt 1 c. all-purpose white flour 1 c. buttermilk 1/3 c. molasses 3 T. melted butter 2 eggs Steps...
Read More »

A Chef Hat to Help Create the Mood

December 9, 2010
A Chef Hat to Help Create the Mood

Chef Hats for our Cooking Adventure We made chef hats together with our students.  They loved wearing them and they were so easy to make. Materials: a piece of stiff white paper (we used paper from the Scrap  Box) big enough to around the head a piece of white tissue paper stapler clear tape...
Read More »

For our French Immersion Day we Prepared Lunch

December 8, 2010
For our French Immersion Day we Prepared Lunch

French Immersion Day The students love to cook and we couldn’t do a unit on France without cooking!  We have our students divided into 6 multi-aged groups that we use for clean up groups and other activities.  Each group selected a culinary treat to be responsible for bring in the supplies and ingredients.  The...
Read More »

Using Play Dough to Practice Spelling Words

January 29, 2009
Using Play Dough to Practice Spelling Words

This is an easy way for your child to practice spelling words and it is also great for fine motor development. You’ll Need: a copy of the words to learn a sheet protector play dough (recipe follows) One way to practice is by placing one spelling word (written on 81/2 x 11 paper) inside...
Read More »

Make Apple Sauce

October 18, 2008
Make Apple Sauce

Children learn so much when they help in the kitchen. Besides, cherishing the time with you, they learn that measuring makes a difference and it’s a step towards being a self-sufficient adult. Making apple sauce is easy and yummy and your children will enjoy the fact that they helped make it while they eat...
Read More »



Summer Activities

Archives