Some people go through their whole lives without ever learning to cook, just as some never learn how to drive or open child-safety bottle caps. Prepare your child for adult responsibilities with this Groupon.
$42 for a Mommy and Me Fantasy Cake Decorating Class ($85 Value)
During two-hour classes led by classically trained chefs, mom or dad works alongside their child aged seven and up to create a two-tiered 'fantasy' cake using rolled fondant and gum paste. Parent-child teams will take home their decorative creation to eat or forever store in the family cryogenic freezing chamber once the class is finished. The complete schedule of classes can be found here.
A Kid's Kitchen
Classically trained in the culinary arts, the friendly chefs at A Kid's Kitchen help tykes tap their foodie instincts during hands-on classes in a peanut- and nut-free environment. One-time sessions and class series feature topics from twisting soft pretzels to adorning cakes with fondant to crafting perfectly aerodynamic food-fighting weapons, with topics geared to please different age ranges. Summer camps keep kids engaged during school's off-season, and birthday parties entertain groups with edible festivity. Additionally, parents can order custom cakes and pastries from the kitchen, which also dishes its desserts from a space free of peanuts, tree nuts, or allergy-inducing political discourse.