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Teaching kids to prepare their own food is as important as teaching them life skills like keeping a budget and taking showers =) When kids learn to prepare food, it does so many things for their self esteem.
- Their confidence grows.
- It gives them a sense of independence.
- It teaches them to make healthy choices within certain parameters.
- It reinforces the source of their food, and that it doesn’t have to “come from a box”.
- It teaches them that it is actually faster to prepare their own meal than it is to go through a drive through.
And, it gives you a few minutes back to your day. Yippee!!
You can also start young with this adorable Melissa and Doug set, check it out here
In addition, if you are staying in town for Spring Break, try using this guide prior to a day out at the park and have your kids pack the picnic sandwiches.
Just click on the pic and the Printable will download. Print and take to the kitchen. Have fun y’all!