fun things to do with kids

Learning through Cooking: Art

Learning through Cooking: Art

Welcome back to our Learning through Cooking series! One of the many benefits of cooking from a young age is that kids can learn so many different things by being in the kitchen. Psychologist and Nomster Chef Curriculum Consultant Jamie Krenn is an expert in “culinary cognition” and she’s explaining the tangible ways kids learn through cooking. Today we’re going to get crafty and learn how kids can practice art skills in the kitchen. 

Food Hacks: Make Your Own Strawberry Jam

Food Hacks: Make Your Own Strawberry Jam

Summer is finally here!! Which also means strawberry season is here!! We decided to try our hand at make your own strawberry jam. Turns out, it's super easy to make and tastes way better than what you normally buy in the store! Also, this jam requires no heat and cooking, has no added sugar, and is only 2 ingredients. If that's not a food hack, I don't know what is!

Summer fun for kids: visit a farm and learn how food grows

Summer fun for kids: visit a farm and learn how food grows

Looking for excitement with Nomsters? You know soon... SCHOOL will be OUT FOR THE SUMMER?! If you are seeking summer fun for kids, try visiting a local farm. You might be surprised to learn that food and plant production engages kids in fascinating ways. Most of the youngsters know our food hits the grocery market shelves or local outdoor markets. But how does it get there? No matter how many stories or books you present to little minds, finding a farm can have substantial educational and tactile benefits in fostering healthy eating habits and food awareness. It’s also a fun family day trip!