Resources for kids

Cooking in the Classroom

Developed in partnership with the Alabama Farm to School Program, this comprehensive guide has everything you need to know to cook in the garden classroom (or at home!). This guide includes: twelve cooking lesson plans for grades K-5, recipes and printable recipe cards for twelve garden-centered, healthy recipes your kids will love, all of our tips and tricks from thousands of hours of cooking with students in classrooms and gardens, and more. You can download the whole guide for free, or choose one lesson or recipe at a time! 

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If you need some ideas what to do with your kids at home click the button below:

Easy Play Dough Recipe

For one batch:

2 c. flour

1 cup salt

2 tsp. cream of tartar

2 c. water

4 Tablespoons vegetable oil


Mix dry ingredients thoroughly, place in heavy saucepan.  Combine liquid ingredients, then whisk into the dry ingredients.  Cook and stir over medium heat until dough is too stiff to stir.  Turn out of pan and knead until smooth.  Store in ziplock bag or air tight container.

Optional ingredients:  Food coloring, unsweetened Kool-aid, glitter.