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These are the best online cooking classes for kids

These 10 affordable and fun virtual cooking classes for kids will teach your little one new culinary skills as well as math, organization, history and more.

This fall, with distance learning and many canceled after-school programs and youth sports, kids have plenty of time for at-home activities and learning new skills. In addition, many parents are looking for unconventional ways to teach their children typical school subjects such as math and history. These 10 virtual cooking classes for kids will help kids navigate the kitchen while teaching them math, measurements, temperature, organization, health, and history in a fun and exciting way. Attending one (or more!) of these virtual cooking classes is a great opportunity to spark a new passion, or at least keep it away from Fortnite for a few hours.

Among seemingly thousands of unique classes taught by independent teachers (Unicorn Camp, anyone?), Outschool’s marketplace also offers cooking classes for kids that cost under $20. Kids can learn how to make Japanese souffle pancakes, black bean salsa, Thai food, or a Disney Princess recipe. There’s also a regular cooking club for aspiring chefs, and a Harry Potter cooking challenge for Butterbeer Ice Cream Cake.

This all-ages culinary club is now offering free online cooking classes. Join to get a themed kit ($24 per month). For example, May was “Made in Morocco” and included recipes for kefta buns, chicken tagines and orange blossom tea cakes. Then log on to Facebook — where founder Samantha Barnes archived these cooking classes — to follow along online.

You may have heard of brilliant baker Christina Tosi—her Brooklyn-based Milk Bar is home to the unforgettable granola-milk-flavored ice cream. Since the quarantine began, she’s been hosting Bake Clubs on IG Live where she makes her signature decadent desserts while kids watch and cook along with the live video. She is always full of enthusiasm and her cute creations are creative but not overly complicated.

Kate Sonders, an accomplished home cook and former apprentice cheesemaker, took her in-person Westchester cooking classes virtual as the quarantine began. Now she teaches weekly cooking classes for kids of all ages on Wednesdays at 4pm EST. Her courses include recipes from around the world, home cooking, healthy recipes, and sweets. As her loyal following continues to grow, she plans to add more classes to the schedule.

This non-profit organization inspires children to eat vegetables and is known for teaching low-income families about cooking, nutrition and gardening. Now they’re offering a free online curriculum with Facebook Live classes for fun snacks and meals like ranch popcorn, noodle soup, and veggie tostadas. There are hints for everything from knife skills to what kids can do with dried beans.

This local culinary hub offers online cooking classes for kids (ages 7-15) to teach them how to make family-friendly dinners, such as: Classes ($25-30) held in a 1.5 hour Zoom call are available weekly but are also available on a drop-in basis. Kids (or adults) can also celebrate birthdays with their online cooking party courses.

Founded in 2004, this organization offers free kid-friendly cooking projects weekly, like homemade tortillas, granola and a chocolate chip cookie cake, complete with video tutorials and advice on how best to involve your little ones in the cooking process. Sign up for free on the Real Food 4 Kids website and find more free cooking content for kids on the Real Food 4 Kids YouTube page.

This cooking school has recently been online for children (from 10 years of age) who can take part in the lessons together with their parents or alone. Meals and menus include a taco party, hand-made dumplings, gnocchi, and risotto, and a Northern Italian dinner. The weekly Supper Club classes guide children through the process of making dinner (tailored to their own family). The Cookbook Club introduces kids to a new cookbook every month, and all courses cover basics like knife safety and ingredient research.

CocuSocial offers a variety of in-person and online cooking classes for kids and adults, including an upcoming Halloween cookie decorating class. You can choose from a variety of fun (and delicious) options like handmade ravioli, New York-style bagels, macarons, hand-rolled sushi, and fluffy homemade pretzels for just $19 per class! The Master Series courses are taught by world-renowned chefs.

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