Kids Cooking Lessons
16-18 years old
For today's Kids Cooking Lessons take your Senior Chef on a special
shopping trip to the grocery store. Use this time to teach him/her
about shopping wisely.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Kids Cooking Lessons- Teaching Your Teen to Shop Wisely
Show your Senior Chef what the best meat, produce, grains, etc. to
buy and what
kind of food you should stock your kitchen with.
child will be going to college or leaving home and will be the sole
Teach him/her all the tricks and hints you can think of that would
10 Quick Grocery Shopping Tips to Share With Your Teenager
- Eat first. Don't shop when you are hungry. You will
come home with a lot less money and more food than needed.
- Store brands are okay. Often times, if you compare the
more expensive brand name versus the store brands, you will save
money if you choose the store brand.
- Placement of food in a grocery store is all about
making money. You usually have to walk through a lot of other
yummy looking items to get to the staple foods and healthy
foods. In the aisles look up or down for better prices as more
expensive items are placed at eye level.
- Watch the scanner. Make sure you are paying the right
price when checking out. The scanner can make mistakes.
- Read labels. Is what you are buying, the healthiest
- Grocery lists. Write out a grocery list before you get
to the store and stick to what is on your list.
- Shop sales and grocery flyers.
- Compare prices by portion. How many servings/cost.
Often times this is shown on the price sticker on the shelf. If
it's not, calculate it yourself.
- Menu Plan. Have a menu planned out and follow your
- Use coupons. Use coupons or rebates on items you use