As you have noticed, food preparation is not just for adults. You can always get your children interested by getting them involved in preparing small dishes or desserts. Unfortunately, most of the parents always feel that their children are too young to handle the kitchen works. In reality, most of accidents are not caused by the children, but the carelessness of the parents.
Moreover, you will be surprised how responsible and capable they can be in the kitchen. Cooking is that it can provide an important maths lesson when it comes to calculating cupfuls and tablespoons that are found in recipes. It is a great way to teach about weights, measurements and fractions.
These will you children a head start in the mathematics when he hits on the junior school. Moreover, you may want to consider adding some scientific element while you are educating them on cooking. You can include questions like “A sugar cube on hot water or cold water dissolves faster?” What you can teach your children in the kitchen is limitless, but the trick is to always keep things interesting and fun.
You may be surprise; the children actually love to eat raw foods. They are very healthy and contain a lot of necessary vitamin for the children development. You can find the entire raw food children recipe in the cookbook or on the internet.
Usually it is as simple as washing peeling and slicing. Though you have to really be careful when comes to teaching them how to handle a knife and slicer. If you can always find some new children recipes being shared on the forum, there are a couple of community forum that allows mothers to share their childrens recipes and tips on how to get their toddler to be interested in cooking.
By having our kids help us in the kitchen, they will learn some of the necessary skills to succeed in life. Someday, they may become the best chefs in the world.
I hope that you can have a good time in the kitchen with your little one!