The Kids’ Multicultural Cookbook by Deanna F. Cook Travel to 41 different countries around the world through such recipes as Chicken Curry from India, Apfelpfannekuchen (Apple Pancakes) from Germany, and Peanut Butter Soup from Ghana. This book is also peppered with facts, stories about real kids from around the world, and simple cultural activities. It also includes fun party ideas such as an Around the World Ice Cream Sundae party with suggestions for toppings from 26 different countries, or an International Cook-Out with ideas for foods and games from around the world. This is a fun cookbook to use to introduce your kids to many different countries.
Learn About Math in the Kitchen
The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids by Joan D’Amico and Karen Eich Drummond We all know that cooking is a great way to reinforce math concepts, but this cookbook takes it one step further. Each chapter begins by introducing a math concept, then follows with math activities involving cooking and yummy recipes. Learn about math concepts such as measuring, fractions, geometry and more. Answer such questions as “How much does a handful of fettuccine weigh?” by making Fantastic Fettuccine or “What’s the diameter of a cupcake?” by making Nutty Carrot-Top Cupcakes. The recipes are healthy and use easy-to-find ingredients. This is a fun book to help reinforce math concepts at home. No worksheets required!