Dairy Farmers of Manitoba

Kids Cook 2

Reasons to cook with your parents - smaller

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  • Teach them about food and where it comes from.
  • Teach them how to prepare and enjoy nutritious food.
  • Get them to try new foods. If they help prepare it they will be more likely to eat it.
  • Have some fun together – cook, talk, make a mess and clean up together.
  • Help them practice their reading and math skills, and enhance their hand-eye coordination.
  • Give them practice following directions and cooperating as part of a team.
  • Build their confidence and independence in the kitchen.
  • Give them a sense of accomplishment.
  • Teach them food safety and safe kitchen skills.

For recipes to make with your family, click here.



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