Here is the final installment in our special series featuring activities for toddlers. We’ve already covered sensory play, maths games, art and craft, reading, writing and song, and outdoor play, science and active games and today our last edition is all about cooking. Can toddlers cook? You bet they can! It might get just a little messy, but it’s great fun and packed with opportunity for learning. Here are some simple recipes, all tried and tested with my own kids.
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Inviting kids in to the kitchen is about lots of things: developing a relationship with food, seeing how meals are prepared and learning lots of important skills. This recipe for vegetable soup is delicious and healthy but it also gives children a chance to build their confidence in cooking because they are the ones who decide which ingredients to use. It encourages them to use their own taste buds and try out making a recipe of their very own.
Customised soup recipe
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Little Miss Five loves to be my helper in the kitchen and is Queen of Chopping. If you need a cucumber slicing, she’s your girl. Even though it adds extra time to the cooking I love encouraging the girls to help out in the kitchen, enjoying their company and watching them learning new skills as they go.
And to encourage some kitchen knife skills, what better than a Chop Salad – a meal which a five-year-old can proudly put together by herself.
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