The kitchen can be an exciting place for children. So when you’re making meals, or even just putting the kettle on, why not get them involved? Try the activities below to have some family fun – and keep them busy.
Tips to try at home
Tip #1: Keeping them entertained in the kitchen
Following a recipe together is a fun way to keep them entertained. They can help to wash rice before it goes in the pan or measure out ingredients. If you are stuck for what to cook, why not check out our recipes?
Tip #2: Look at the labels
Tip #3: Find the foods
Tip #4: Read a recipe
Try it out: Pick a tasty recipe - you could use a family favourite, or try something new. You’ll find plenty of ideas online, and in books. Something simple like pancakes or a healthy flapjack is perfect. Your little chef can read out the recipe, and then find the ingredients with you in the kitchen. Yum!