Tasks for Kids
Giving kids specific tasks to do in the kitchen keeps them on track. Kids are better at different tasks at different ages. Here are some examples of what kids can do:
Here are some recipes they can help cook:
Chop onions, olives, and tomatoes with a plastic knife, tear lettuce, grate cheese (an older kid), have an adult brown the meat and you can put together tacos just the way you like them!
Tear lettuce, chop tomatoes and cucumbers, shake dressing, and you're done!
For Four and Five-Year-Olds
For Six to Eight-Year-Olds
For Nine to Twelve-Year-Olds
For Thirteen to Sixteen-Year-Olds
Used with permission from the University of Maryland.