Cooking Age 2-4
Picky eaters eat better when they help prep the food
As notoriously picky eaters bringing toddlers and preschoolers into the kitchen can help them eat better. But don’t expect they’ll be at your side all afternoon helping cook an elaborate meal — 5 to 10 minutes is likely the extent of their interest. Start for a short time and keep it fun.
Focus on basic tasks and stay close by with activities like:
- Setting the table
- Stirring the pancake batter
- Mashing the potatoes
- Assembling a pizza
Encourage kids to taste new ingredients and talk about healthy foods.
Auntie Dee, Moover Toys