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Treats to bake with kids during the school period

The kids are back to school, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops there! The same skills taught in the classroom can be taught anywhere else, and the kitchen is one of the best places to learn! Baking can be a fun way to help kids develop their motor skills, such as hand-eye coordination. It can also help to improve their reading and comprehension of instructions, co-operation with others, number skills and memory. And the best part? They get to eat a yummy treat at the end.

1. Strawberry Vanilla Cake

Super easy to make, this Strawberry Vanilla Cake is a great first recipe for younger kids! This quick recipe just uses just the instructions and ingredients as it says on the Betty Crocker™ Vanilla Cake Mix pack, plus our Ready-to-Spread Strawberry Frosting, so you can be sure your kids know the basics of baking before they graduate to the next level.

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2. Cake Pops

Remember when you used to play pat-a-cake with mud as a kid? This cute cake pops recipe lets kids do just that! The recipe requires a fair bit of smooshing and squishing and rolling our Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix into balls with bare hands, so kids will have lots of fun getting messy!

Betty Crocker

3. Pull-Apart Turtle Cake

If you’re planning to bake with a group of kids, look no further than this Pull-Apart Turtle Cake recipe. This recipe uses cupcakes to form the shape of a turtle, so kids can hone in their construction skills! It’s also a great recipe to bake with a group of kids, or for a kids birthday baking session. You know what they say... you can never be too Turtle-y to join the Turtle Club!

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4. Jungle Animal Cupcakes Recipe

Your little monkeys will be sure to have heaps of fun making these colourful and delicious Jungle Animal Cupcakes! Plus, it gives them a chance to learn their jungle animals as they’re making it.

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5. Sandwiched Cookies & Cream Cookies

These easy-to-make Sandwiched Cookies and Cream Cookies are sure to delight any kid! Plus, kids love to pull apart their food, so not only will they have great fun making these, they’ll enjoy pulling the cookies apart after. They’re also the perfect treat for weekend baking – your kids are bound to request these again and again!

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