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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Creative Nanny: Cooking with Kids



Cooking with Kids
By Becky Kavanagh





As a child I loved to help my parents when they were preparing a meal or baking. There’s something so tactile and exciting about getting the ingredients ready and knowing that something tasty would reward us at the end of our labors. As we were having fun cooking we were also learning math, science, nutrition and more importantly building memories. So it was natural that as soon as I began working with children I also included at least one cooking project on a weekly basis. Here are some things to consider when cooking with children.

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1 comments:

Tara November 4, 2009 at 9:11 AM  

One added trick that I do when baking/cooking with little ones is one I call the "cooking show trick". While the children are busy playing/napping/washing hands/etc, I premeasure out most of the ingredients and put the measured amounts into individual bowls/cups/etc. This way, they stay interested (most toddlers/preschoolers I've cooked with get quickly bored measuring everything out...especially if there is more than one child involved!!).

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