Making Crock Pot Soup with kids to bring alive the book Stone Soup

'Stone' Soup- simple soup to make with kids

Author Cerys Parker


  • Cabbage shredded
  • Carrots sliced into rounds
  • Onion diced
  • Celery chopped
  • Pumpkin Puree
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Fresh or dried herbs of choice
  • Redskin Potato, whole (our 'stone')
  • Water or Broth/ Stock
  • crockpot/ slowcooker


  • Roughly chop, dice and shred the vegetables.
  • Place the whole redskin potato into the crockpot to be the 'stone'.
  • Add the vegetables and onion.
  • Once all of the vegetables are in the crockpot add enough water or broth (stock) to cover them. Turn it to high and leave to cook for at least 2-3 hours.