Cooking Together

Screen Shot 2015-01-15 at 3.33.42 PMBy Donna Doll-Yogerst, Family Living Educator

Cooking together with your preschooler can lead to lifelong healthy habits and comfort in the kitchen. Children also learn life skills like math, safety, teamwork, and science. How can parents and caregivers make cooking together a positive experience for all involved?

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References:

  1. Coleman, G. & Harvey, H. (2006) Raising Healthy Eaters, University of Wisconsin – Extension http://learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/B3841.pdf
  2. Gavin, Mary L, MD (2011) Cooking with Kids UW-Healthy American Family Children’s Hospital http://www.uwhealthkids.org/kidshealth/parents/nutrition-fitness-center/healthy-eating-your-family/cooking-with-kids/45352.html
  3. Interactive website. Safety – Learn about keeping safe in the kitchen. Can you find the dangers?  http://www.sensoryworld.org/kitchen_safety.html