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Chefs in Training: Getting Children Involved in the Kitchen

Chefs in Training symbolThere are different ways to engage children in the kitchen, depending on their age and skill level. All children can help with menu planning and grocery shopping. Younger children can assist with a variety of simple tasks, from setting the table to mixing ingredients. Older children can prepare simple snacks and dishes themselves. No matter what age your children are, working with them in the kitchen can motivate them to try new and healthier foods.

Tips for Involving Younger Children

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Tips for Involving Older Children

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Note:       It is up to parents to determine what tasks their children can handle.

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