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6 Halloween-Themed Cooking Classes for Kids

Join a hands-on Halloween cooking class that is just perfect for little chefs in the making.

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For kids who love to help out in the kitchen, a cooking class can be a fun way for them to learn new skills and try different foods. Many local cooking schools offer regular after-school and weekend classes for kids, as well as camps and holiday-themed classes. Some even let parents join in on the fun. Here are six festive cooking classes to get kids in the Halloween spirit.

Spooktacular Halloween Treats for Kids

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Kids learn a variety of baking skills as they make one-eyed monster cookies, chocolate spider web cookies and witches fingers in this hands-on cooking class. Reservation required.

Location: Sur La Table Boulder, Centennial and Denver locations

Cost: $49 per child, ages 8 to 14

Date/Time: Dates and times vary by location

Contact: 800-243-0852, surlatable.com

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Pumpkin Pancakes in the Teaching Kitchen

Enjoy a hands-on cooking class with your child and whip up a batch of delicious pumpkin pancakes to share.

Location: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver

Cost: Included with museum admission

Date/Time: Through Oct. 5, times vary by day

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Contact: 303-433-7444, mychildsmuseum.org

Spooky Snacks in the Teaching Kitchen

The Children’s Museum is teaming up with Children’s Hospital Colorado for this Halloween-themed cooking class. Prepare healthy snacks inspired by the season and enjoy spooky treats that are both nutritious and delicious.

Location: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver

Cost: Included with museum admission

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Date/Time: Mon., Oct. 10, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon

Contact: 303-433-7444, mychildsmuseum.org

After-School Cooking Class: Halloween Howl

Kids learn to expand their culinary palates and make new friends in this fun after-school cooking class. Cook up a ghoul-icious pumpkin chili and enjoy it with a chunky side of cornbread. Reservation required.

Location: For the Love of Food, 25918 Genesee Trail Road, Golden

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Cost: $50 per child, ages 10 to 16

Date/Time: Wed., Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact: 303-317-7399, fortheloveoffoodwest.com

Halloween Cookies

Spend the afternoon decorating a variety of freshly baked cookies and enjoy a chef-prepared lunch. Registration required.

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Location: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, 1937 Market St., Denver

Cost: $50 registration includes two seats in the class (NOTE: Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class)

Date/Time: Sat., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Contact: 303-308-9300, cookstreet.com

Haunted Gingerbread

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Kids can decorate and take home their own edible gingerbread house adorned with spooky Halloween decorations. Registration required.

Location: Stir It Up Cooking School, 1140 S. Lashley Ln., Boulder

Cost: $35 per child, ages 5 to 14

Date/Time: Sun., Oct. 30, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Contact: 303-494-2665, stiritupcooking.com

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