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Kids Cooking Lessons
Children from any age can help in the kitchen
and learn culinary skills. Our kids cooking lessons are divided into
age appropriate groups. We've divided 5 different age groups with
more than 10 basic lessons for children in each. Below you will also
find some tips on getting started teaching cooking, as well as why
you should use cooking lesson plans.
Make teaching easier with our activities and recipes compiled in one easy to read format.
See more details on our Kids Cooking Lesson Manuals.
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Why Start Cooking Lessons?
It might be scary and stressful to
imagine your kids in the kitchen. Are you saying to
yourself, cooking lessons? NOT in my kitchen?
You might have egg shells in the
scrambled eggs or flour pasted on the wall but remember cleaning
up is an important skill to teach when cooking, also.
Try to remember the benefits of teaching children to cook.
A lot of knowledge comes with spilling
milk. To read the 10 reasons why to teach children to cook visit
How to Get Started With Lessons?
To use the lesson plans it is best to choose a day that is low
on stress and one where you have time for an enjoyable lesson.
Your time in the kitchen could be a Saturday morning when there
is no school, during a younger child's nap or a quiet Sunday
Whatever works best for you (the teacher) and your child or
children. Remember to make the experience fun, stress-free and
Please, also remember, learning to cook is a continuous learning
experience not something, that is learned in 10 easy lessons.
some tips on how to teach classes to kids.
Ideas for Using Children's Cooking Lessons:
- One on one with your children
- Girl Scout/Boy Scout troops
- Church youth groups
- Kid's summer camp
- Day care/preschool centers
- After school programs
- Home school groups
Love your site. I will be using your lessons
as part of a homeschool unit study on cooking next year.
Free Online Cooking Lessons and Ideas
Each lesson has coordinating kids cooking recipes and age
appropriate tasks to help kids learn and experience the lesson