It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I bet your December calendar is filled with holiday parties, with little to no time to prepare something to bring to the table. It feels as though there is absolutely no time to make something that is both delicious, nutritious, and a crowd-pleaser. Sound familiar? Don't worry because we've got the perfect Christmas recipe for kids to make with our Broccoli Tree Appetizer.
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.
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Learning Through Cooking: Fractions. Kids can learn tons of math concepts from cooking, but to begin, I’ll touch on some early mathematics skills – particularly fractions and food! Food preparation is an opportunity to apply mathematics concepts to real-life situations. Math in the kitchen is a necessity when it comes to measuring, dividing and following instructions.