How To Teach Your Kids How To Cook!
Cooking is a skill that has to be learned through trial and error. The only way to learn how to cook is by rolling up your sleeves, putting on an apron, washing your hands, and jumping right in there. Having a good cooking teacher is also very important.
Kids around the age of 9 years old will take a big interest in cooking if you allow them the chance to do so. By giving them a few basic recipes that kids love to eat, like macaroni and cheese, or making their own grilled cheese sandwiches, they learn the basic skills of cooking, get to practice those skills, and also help take a little pressure off of you!
Teach your children essential cooking techniques at a young age, and it will benefit your kids for their entire life. A good age to start teaching your kids how to cook is at around age 9 or 10.
I have twin daughters. We had them rotating nights in the kitchen. One night one would get to cook, the next night she would move to clean up and dishes! Cooking was always the favored featured evening.
Teach Children How To Cook
If your child has reached the age of 9 or 10, and is showing an interest in cooking, let them put on a apron. Teach them how to make a few simple recipes under your supervision. Show them the simple tasks of cooking macaroni and pasta, grilling a cheese sandwich, making popcorn, or hot dogs. These are simple items that only require a few steps to complete and will show you how much potential your children have in cooking more complex recipes like pancakes, muffins, biscuits, cakes, and brownies!
Tips to help you teach your kids simple cooking techniques
- Keep it simple
- Keep it fun
- Always be encouraging
- Teach kids simple measurements
- Show them how to use the measuring spoons and cups
- Teach them about washing hands and cooking utensils
- Always supervise kids while cooking
- If you have more than one child, take turns teaching them so you are one on one with each child.
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