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Tips for Cooking with Kids

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When should I start cooking with my kids?

Kids love to help Mum and Dad and feel useful, so don't hesitate to get them cooking in the kitchen. Kids can learn the basics just by breaking a few eggs in a bowl and helping to mix ingredients. When kids help out in the kitchen, they're learning math, science reading and co-operation!



When should I start cooking with my kids?


Kids as young as two-years-old can don the mini chefs hat. Start by encouraging and trusting your kids with soft kitchen tools (with supervision) to help them to learn essential skills.




What should I feed fusspots?

Encourage picky eaters to touch and taste each food as you cook, familarising them with different textures and flavours. It might also be a good idea to cut out snacks between meals and make cooking fun by inviting them into the kitchen or growing a herb and vegetable garden together.

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