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Cooking With Kids

Cooking With Kids: Mario’s Kids Zone

kidscookingSpending time in the kitchen and cooking new recipes with your kids helps children to develop a positive connection to all different types of foods, including fruits and vegetables.

It is important for kids to have an early positive experience with fresh foods so they learn that healthy foods are the foundation for good nutrition. Your children will also learn basic cooking skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

Cooking With Kids: So Many Benefits!

Children learn by touching, tasting, feeling, smelling, and listening. They love activities in the kitchen because they can use all their senses. There are many ways to get kids involved in cooking.

Making meatballs is fun and one of the best ways to get your kids involved.  Besides, who doesn’t like meatballs!

In addition to making meatballs, cooking with your kids provides practical experience with many essential skills such as reading, following directions, and measuring.

Getting involved in cooking helps your child to develop fine motor skills, eye hand coordination, and even early concepts of math and science. There are just so many great benefits to cooking with your kids.

Finally, cooking with kids makes for great family time.  It is an opportunity to meal plan, look for recipes and share ideas on why and how to make meals for the whole family.

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