TIPS from TELLY THE PELLY® for cooking with your kids!
There are so many reasons to get your kids cooking. When kids cook, it boosts their self-esteem. They learn real lessons in math, science, and creativity. And, it creates a great opportunity for family bonding. So, grab your kids and get cooking!
Kids under 6 Years old can:
Wash vegetables in a colander
Remove husks from corn
Measure and pour some ingredients
Mix ingredients by hand
Kids 7-12 years old can:
Crack and separate eggs
Read some recipes by themselves
Create their own recipes
Operate a food processor (with adult supervision)
Safety TIPS For Cooking With Your Kids!
Wash your hands. The first step when cooking is to always wash your hands.
Dress safely. Avoid clothes with loose sleeves or hoods with strings and always pull back long hair.
Teach the basics. Keep pot handles pointed to the center of the stove, open lids to boiling pots away from you, and never pour cold water in a hot pan.
Supervise. Never leave a child unattended when cooking in the kitchen.
Be prepared. Keep safety items like a first aid kit and a fire extinguisher handy.