Monkey see, monkey do! With the gourmet cooking craze in full swing, it’s no surprise that kids want to roll up their sleeves, thrown on an apron and mimic their parents Top-Chef aspirations. These five cooking apps are now in season, and your kids will be itching to let out their inner Gordon Ramsey. You might have to tell them that they have to use their “exotic” chef voice! Here are some of the best free cooking apps of the bunch that your kids will love.
5 Free Cooking Apps For Kids
Who says Grandma makes the best pie? In this delicious food app, choose your pie crust and custom fillings then mix all of the necessary ingredients to make the best pie in the world. The number of options in this app are great – the fillings range from blueberry to banana cream and kids can create their own pie party at a custom-set table! The only downside to this app? Your realistic looking custom-made pie will leave you dying to take a real bite. With additional games like “top chop” and “food challenge,” this app has it all!
Crazy Chef – Pizza Maker
What kid doesn’t love pizza? This creative app from TabTale taps into that insatiable enthusiasm for everyone’s favorite food in a way that is going to turn kids into a pizza expert! Put on your apron and get baking! Make the dough, create the sauce and then go crazy with toppings. Choose from over 100 toppings ranging from tried-and-true to downright wacky. Bake your creation, slice the pizza pie in your own pizza shop, box it up and send it for delivery. Or, sit back and eat your pizza creation after setting the table with a variety of colorful napkins, drinks and straws. Want to share a photo of your pizza pie? You can serve it up and send it on to your family and friends!
Wok on over to your mobile device and break out the chopsticks! We love this Chinese food app because you can fry your own noodles and rice and create the dishes you love. Customize your own Chinese dishes, create your own crazy fortune cookies, eat and even share your creations in classic Chinese take-out containers. This app has none of the fat, sodium, or MSG of your usual Friday night take-out. After a few hours, you’ll be hungry for more Chinese Food, guaranteed!
Cake Pop Maker
With cake pops literally popping up in sweet stores all over, now kids can learn how to make them digitally. With this delicious food maker app lets you create the ingredients, stir the flavored batters, bake your pops and put them on colorful sticks. Once you’ve baked your creation, it’s time to unleash your creative side, decorate your pop and add toppings. Give your pops some sprinkles, a face, or make them in to cute animal friends. This app is popping with over 4 million people playing this delicious game.
Kids love fairs for the rides, the games, and of course, the food! With this app kids can make the best fair food of all: cotton candy. First, can choose your candy sugar, mix it all up and spin the cotton candy in the machine. Once you’ve made your creation, decorate it to your heart’s desire and add even more flavors. Not only can you make cotton candy in this app but it also has a hungry chef game where you move the device to feed the chef – just make sure he doesn’t get hit by a frog pot! This yummy app is perfect for children and loads of fun!
Cooking in cyberspace is a fun and safe way for kids to satisfy that urge to be creative in the kitchen. I hope your kids enjoy these five free cooking apps!
Guest post by Lynette Carrington who writes for Cloud 12 Group.