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Cooking Matters for Chefs and Kids  

Cooking Matters for Chefs and Kids! is our easy-to-use guide that helps chefs and others provide hands-on instruction that will help kids develop a love of cooking and the skills to make healthy food choices wherever they go. Within the guide you will find a variety of resources to help you engage kids, including tips and advice for planning fun activities, materials lists and activity instructions, appealing and interactive recipes for kids, and fun handouts that supplement the lessons of each activity. We hope that you find this guide useful as you plan and carry out your activities with kids. Download the kit.


Exploring food together  

Exploring Food Together is a toolkit of simple activities that adults who work with young children can use, in the classroom or in the home, to help young children learn about new foods and start building the skills to make healthy food choices. These field-tested, easy-to-use activities center around 5 basic food concepts: food identification and tasting; food purchasing; food preparation; food origins; and food culture. All of the toolkit activities were designed to integrate well with overall curriculum objectives in early childhood education settings. Download the kit or get more information.

 

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