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Summer is filled with opportunities for baking with kids!  Camps, workshops, youth activity meetings and children at home…provide opportunities to use baking to develop skills. Home Baking Association Members provide recipes and activities for all ages! 
 

Two Resources Provide A Bounty of Ideas for Summer Fun!


5 Minute Baking Activities
– The latest from the Home Baking Association, this is a great resource for filling extra minutes with short baking activities! 

($29.95) Order Here

Baking with Friends – Four national award winning book includes 31 recipes with ready-made lessons for kids of all ages! 

($20.00) Order Here

Order through July 31, 2014 and receive special gift pack of baking resources!
 

Teach Children Ages 6-9 About Wheat!
 

 “The Wheat You Eat – How It’s Grown and Made Into Our Food,” includes recipes and activities!
 
Teaching Kids about Wheat
 
Sprouting Up Toolkit which includes three recipes and two activities.
 
 Provided by HBA Partner Wheat Foods Council

Jurassic Fun with Dinosaur Dough!
 

Shape Dough Into Fun Creatures!
 
Family fun is anything but extinct with Dinosaur Dough. This simple recipe and a little imagination will help you and your kids create delicious dinosaurs they will devour in no time. Try out this Dinosaur Dough recipe now!

 Provided by HBA Member Red Star Yeast
 
 

Family Fun Home Made Pizza!
 

Make Whole Grain Pizza Crust for a family dinner! Recipe and step by step guidelines!  Another great group activity to “take” pizza home for dinner!
 
Download this recipe now!
 
Provided by HBA Member Clabber Girl

Peanut Butter Oat Sandwich Cookies
 

This is a great family or group baking activity!  Watch the video for tips and then make these yummy cookies!
 
Learn More Here
 
Provided by HBA Member Argo Cornstarch

 

Looking for Resources for Young Bakers?

Here are great coloring book pages to help make baking fun for the kids in your life! 

HBA loves meeting with Family & Consumer Sciences professionals and the youth leaders from their communities and schools. Recent FCCLA “baking buzz” included “how to meet” recently enacted Smart Snack guidelines for foods sold during school hours. What a great opportunity to further showcase and gain support for the 27,000 FCS teachers and 3.5 million FCS student in U.S. classrooms.  It’s time Mrs. Obama and more knew!
 
Smart Snacks, a part of 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, calls for collaboration--parents, teachers, school food service staff, administrators and community leaders united to reduce child hood obesity risk and frequency. Family and Consumer Sciences offers “key prevention intervention.”    Is your school considering “no food fund raisers or bake sales?”  That kills awesome educational opportunities and collaboration. No challenge could more perfectly apply to STEM. FCS teachers and students can
  1. Research breakfast and smart snack recipes.  Add ESHA II food processor software to analyze recipes or the Alliance Product Calculator (see text box) to evaluate existing Nutrition Facts.
     
  2. Use scales to calculate ingredient and net weights to provide portion control.
     
  3. Apply test kitchen “substitution science” to adjust and meet whole grain, sodium, fat, sugar, and calorie guides. Get started with Kitchen Science: Baking for Special Needs lesson plan at HomeBaking.org
     
  4. Conduct consumer sensory tests on new baked products in school.
     
  5. Use a unique shape to sell…pretzels, turtles, bread twists
     
  6. Bake winning products, cost recipe, set price and market “locally” made goods.
     
  7. Build school and community awareness of FCS and $$$ for its program.


 
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