Thanksgiving is almost upon us and we just can't wait to gather around that big ol' turkey and tuck into a scrumptious feast. While this is a holiday all about spending some quality time together as a family, it's also about giving thanks for everything that we have. There's no better way to bond with your children than getting your bake on with some festive goodies. Not only is it fun for them, but it can also be a great opportunity to teach them about food, where it comes from and how lucky we are to have it in abundance. Short on kid-friendly recipes? Try these little bites of deliciousness.
Candy corn popsicles
What better way to celebrate Turkey Day than with these seasonal treats? They look the part and they taste amazing. This recipe from Girl Inspired will tick all the right boxes - and leave your little helper feeling pretty darn proud of themselves. All you need is some orange juice, pineapple juice, some yogurt, and some popsicle molds, so you don't need to worry about breaking the Christmas piggy bank.
Turkey leg dessert treats
They're marshmallowy little legs of deliciousness that are definitely more high-calorie than healthy, but it is Thanksgiving after all. This recipe from Bitz & Giggles incorporates puffed rice and Scooby Doo bone biscuits to create the ultimate snack to feast on while you're watching the parade. There's even edible confetti thrown in to make it ticker-tapetastic.
Three ingredient popcorn bark
It's not a true family get-together if there's not chocolate, is it? Little bakers love getting their hands dirty, making this the perfect culinary introduction. Try this recipe from Sugar-Free Mom if you're looking for a treat that's is both delicious and refined sugar-free. All you need is three ingredients and a little buddy to help you - plus some orange cupcake cases to give it a seasonal twist.
Do you make anything special with your little ones in the holiday season? Let us in on your secrets in the comments section!