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Baking Bread With Children

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With a little know-how, anyone can transform a few basic ingredients into a delicious, sustaining loaf of bread. Baking Bread with Children has everything you need to share the magic of baking with children of all ages. The techniques and recipes are cleverly seasoned with stories, songs (with music), and poems that make the whole process truly enjoyable for everyone. 


Included are instructions for building and using a bread oven, baking projects for kindergarten and school, and useful information on nutrition. 


Baking Bread with Children is a great resource for all parents of young children and early-education teachers. 




What Baking Bread Brings to Children

Bread Stories

Tips and Ingredients


Fun Breads

Festive Breads

Quick Breads

Sourdough Breads

Leftover Bread

Songs, Poems, and Blessings to Celebrate Bread

Bread Projects and Educational Activities

Building a Bread Oven

Bakery and Farm Visit

Secret Message Buns

Sculptures and Decorations

Baking Challenges

Enlivening the Senses—Teaching with Bread

Baking at School

Seven Grains and Nutrition

Factory-made Bread—Wheat Sensitivities, Allergies, and Coeliac Disease

Author's Bread Biography

Appendix: The Benefits of Organic and Biodynamic Food

Bibliography, Useful Websites, and Index



"Baking Bread with Children is sure to nourish body, mind, and spirit, awakening our innate capacity to live life fully and expressively." —Edward Espe Brown, author, The Tassajara Bread Book 


"Baking bread at home with children is a wonderful thing to do. This delightful book provides the ideal guidelines and inspiration. I strongly recommend it!" —Mollie Katzen, author, Moosewood Cookbook 


"This book is irresistible! Warren Lee Cohen offers insights into the place that bread making can have in a child's life and encourages us to find meaning and care in our baking." —Jade Bashford, Soil Association