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10 Simple Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

by Lindsay Hutton

Is your child an aspiring chef? Most kids love to help out in the kitchen, but it isn't always easy to find age-appropriate tasks for them to do. We've got some fun, simple, and safe ways to let your little one help with the cooking, without wreaking havoc on your kitchen.

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Read About Food

Turn your young bookworm into a foody! Pick up some cookbooks for kids and food-themed children's books like Eric Carle's classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Giada De Laurentiis's new paperback series Recipe for Adventure. Reading about food will get kids' tummies rumbling and culinary imaginations soaring.

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August 29, 2014

Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.

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