Invite your kids to join you in the kitchen to bake their own sports-themed birthday cake. It’s easier than you think. You can definitely do it, and it’s a great way to introduce kids to the kitchen.
Have you seen those ridiculous sports-themed birthday cakes on Pinterest that are so perfect you wonder who took the time to make it and how the heck they pulled it together? For the longest time, I assumed a birthday cake any fancier than a thin layer of crumb-filled frosting was reserved for the experts. I could never make something like that?!
Traditional store bought cakes, though, tend to have too much frosting that’s way too sweet. Also, many kids love popping in the kitchen to help bake. After finding a cake recipe we really liked that made great cupcakes, I decided to make a hockey birthday cake for T for his recent birthday party.
It didn’t take long to find a few simple but perfect hockey player cake decorations (like this set of players and this helmet and pucks set). T had some grand ideas about what he wanted, including three dimensional stands and lots of layers. Yep… nope…not happening here.
Head on over to Kids Sports Lab, a brand new space I’m working on where smarts and sports team up to engage elementary school kids in the wonders of creative learning through the lens of sports.
Be sure to check it out!