Chef in Training
Kids Cooking Lessons
7-11 years old
Lesson 2

For today's kids cooking lessons show your chef in training how to crack an egg. Let them practice. Don't forget to instruct them on how to take egg shells out also!

Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum

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Part 1: Practice Cracking Eggs

kids lessons on practice cracking eggs

golden starTip-crack on a flat surface like the counter instead of a sharp surface such as a side of a bowl.

Once your chef-in-training gets good at cracking eggs, you can show him/her how to separate the yolk from the egg white.

Cooking Lesson Video: Separating Eggs

Scrambled Eggs

  • 2 eggs
  • Chopped ham, as much as desired
  • Shredded cheese, as much as desired
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
Crack eggs into bowl. Sometimes it is better to do one egg at a time in a measuring cup and pour into a bowl. Check for any shells in the cup. Stir in milk, chopped ham and cheese. Blend together. Let adult cook in pan or supervise kids while they cook stirring back and forth in pan until cooked through.
scrambled eggs
golden starYou can also add chopped peppers, zucchini, onions or other vegetables your child likes.

When using eggs during cooking always make sure you follow good hand washing and kitchen sanitation. This is a good time to reiterate this lesson. Don't forget to clean counter tops and dishes well after using raw eggs.

Now practice different ways to cook eggs.

Cooking Lesson Video: Cooking Eggs

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