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Weekend Links: Fun Recipes Inspired By Children’s Books

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Welcome to Weekend Links! This week I found a multitude of excellent kid-friendly recipes inspired by children’s books. Cooking and baking as a family is one of my favorite reading-inspired projects. Here at Jump Into a Book, we’ve done some fun cooking activities like Happy Sun Bread and Strega Nona supper and here are some other delightful cooking ideas (inspired by children’s books) your family may want to try:

Making noodles from scratch – little hands that cook with books- The Educator’s Spin on It

Noodles from Scratch

 Johnny Appleseed Story & Mini Apple Pie Activity-How to Homeschool My Child.

JOhnny Appleseed Mini Apple Pies

 Dr Seuss Cat in the Hat Snack-Fancy Frugal Life


I LOVE this “Cookies and Bookies” idea from Growing Book by Book-Start a Cookies and Bookies ritual with your kids.

And if you are more than a “little bit” of a Harry Potter fan, you will enjoy 12 book-inspired recipes you can make for real! via @POPSUGARFood

Harry POtter

What book inspired links did you find this week?


Enjoy month-by-month activities based on the classic children’s tale, The Secret Garden! A Year in the Secret Garden is a delightful children’s book with over 120 pages, with 150 original color illustrations and 48 activities for your family and friends to enjoy, learn, discover and play with together. Grab your copy ASAP and “meet me in the garden!”

A Year in The Secret Garden