Donna Erickson, Family Cooking & Craft Expert

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Donna Erickson is the executive producer and host of the award-winning family cooking and craft series Donna’s Day on PBS and abroad. For more than 20 years, Donna has been nationally recognized for inspiring adults to connect with kids through her budget-minded recipes and activities, designed to develop lasting memories, strengthen family relationships and make the time spent with kids count.

Donna writes a weekly nationally syndicated column distributed by King Features Syndicate (it appears locally in the St. Paul Pioneer Press). She is author of 9 books, including Prime Time Together with Kids, which sold 500,000 copies, and her most recent, Donna Erickson’s Fabulous Funstuff for Families. She plays the live-action role of “Captain Wentworth” on the award-winning PBS Kids series Jay Jay the Jetplane and has been a contributing editor for Parents magazine.

Donna has appeared frequently on The TODAY Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, FOX News, HGTV and Discovery Channel. Her awards include Gold Parents’ Choice Awards for her books and television series Donna’s Day. The show was also chosen by the Associated Press as one of the “Top Ten Television Shows” in the U.S.

She is a speaker at local and national conferences on “Creative Cooking and Crafting”.

Her new website focuses on creative recipes, crafts and current lifestyle topics.

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