Cooking Party

Kids love to spend time in the kitchen, so time for a chef party for great birthday kid party ideas!

Cooking Party

The key to having a successful chef inspired party is organization.

You'll need to have activities planned to keep the kids occupied while their food is cooking.

You'll also want to have everythiing laid out and planned out to minimize mess!

Consider how many cooks will fit into your kitchen comfortably, and use that to determine the number of guests you can invite.

A little careful front-end planning can create a really memorable and fun party.


Easy Party Invitations

An easy and inexpensive idea is to use Recipe Cards for your invitation.

You could also make a mock recipe book, with the ingredient for a party: mix friends, laughter, food, etc.

What to cook?

Some fun ideas of what to cook or create might be:

 Individual Lasagnas

  • Individual Pizzas
  • Decorate cookies
  • Decorate cupcakes
  • Gingerbread Houses
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    Whatever you decide to prepare, it is best to plan to make something that can be assembled with minimal cooking.

    The two items on this list (pizza and lasagna) are easily assembled and then put into the oven to bake.

    Then it is game time!

    Party Activities and Games

  • Have an apron and chef hat for each child to wear.
  • Decorate the aprons with fabric markers.
  • Decorate place mats
  • Use a plate or mug decorating kit so everyone will have a personalized plate (or mug!).
  • Play the Egg and Spoon Race
  • Try this fun game! Take turns throwing plastic pieces of fruit thru a hula hoop!
  • Create wooden spoon puppets (and then put on a puppet show with them!)
  • Plant some herbs in little flower pots.
  • Watch a fun cooking movie like Ratatouille
  • Make pretend food out of playdoh, modeling clay or sculpey
  • Add your cooking party ideas to our list!

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