Cooking Matters: Exploring Food Together
Exploring Food Together is a toolkit of simple activities that adults who work with young children (3 to 5 years old) can use, in the classroom or in the home, to help kids learn about new foods and start building the skills to make healthy food choices. Call for more information.
Download a free activity/recipe book here: http://cookingmatters.org/educational-tools
- Exposes children to new or different types of foods with a goal of increased consumption of fruits and vegetables with increased exposure to them in a supportive environment
- Each class includes reading a book focused on food/nutrition, an activity and sampling healthy foods
- Goals of the classes are that children will utilize senses to explore different types of food, be willing to try new foods and be aware of basic kitchen and food safety rules.