Baking cookies is a fun and easy way to spend time with your tweens. It’s a great way to teach them about measuring, following directions, and working together. Baking is an excellent life skill for kids to learn.
Halloween is the perfect time to teach your older kids how to bake, and cookies are an easy place to start. They’re always a hit with tweens and they’ll love making (and eating) their own spooky treats this season.
What Makes the Best Halloween Cookies?
There are many ways that you can make a cookie a Halloween cookie. One is to cut the dough into an iconic shape that represents the holiday, like pumpkins, witches’ hats, black cats, ghosts, etc.
You can use also use icing to create different designs, like a classic jack-o’-lantern face, or use colorful sugars or sprinkles to decorate them.
A popular way to turn cookies into Halloween-themed ones is by using candies, like bones, candy eyeballs, and M&M’s to make the cookies spooktacular.
Creepy Halloween Cookies
Cookie baking isn’t just for Christmas. With these spooky choices, your tween will love making homemade baked goods to celebrate Halloween.
From monster sugar cookies to peanut butter spider treats, something is bound to catch your eye and get you excited about getting your older kids into the kitchen.
I love homeschooling! Learning is a way of life for our family. Most days you will find us exploring our Central Florida community, having fun while learning. I am constantly looking for new and interactive ways to engage my older children.