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How to include kids in the kitchen

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 by Maggie LaBarbera

There is so much research about the benefits of cooking with children.  I don't know how many of you do bring your children into the kitchen to help but it is really worth the effort.  

The younger they start, the easier it will be.  Just like anything else, if they get used to helping in the kitchen at a younger age, it becomes just part of their daily family home life.

Sometimes, we are not sure what they can do when they are younger.  Well, here is a nifty, quick infographic that gives you some great ideas for kid of different ages.  

You might also be looking for some recipes.  Here are some of our favs that have steps for the child!

Pineapple Carrot Muffins

Veggie Quiche Patties

Sun-Dried Tomato Spaghetti

Blueberry Almond Pancakes


More resources:

Cooking At Home - Parent Tips For Creating Healthy Meals For The Family


Kids Cooking Activities


Nourish Thought for the Day:  

Kids have something to contribute at any age. So bring them into the kitchen.

Source: Cooksmart








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