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Gather everyone in the kitchen, and prepare a meal the whole family will love. It's a great opportunity to teach your children safe ways to handle food as well as how to whisk, stir, measure, and chop ingredients. This hands-on experience will enhance their appreciation and basic knowledge of different foods, good nutrition, and simple cooking skills. Plus, it's a fun way to spend time together and to encourage a lifetime of healthful eating.
Fun and Safe Kitchen Skills
Children of all ages, from toddlers to teens, can help in the kitchen. Here are our recommendations for age-appropriate tasks.
"Healthy & Light: Cook Smart With Kids" is from the June 2006 issue of Southern Living.