Need to get dinner ready but your child wants to play with you? Or perhaps you've been looking for a new activity to do together that doesn't require leaving home?
You can start in the comfort of your own kitchen by cooking with them! There are so many benefits for both you and your little one. And you get dinner done at the same time!
Gayatri Kembhavi-Tam, mum to Emile (5) and Anya (2) cooks regularly with her children.
She says, "Not only is cooking a nice way to spend time together, it's also important for children to learn how food goes from raw ingredients to something you eat at the table. It's really lovely to see how fascinated they are to watch the process of cooking."
She adds that being in the kitchen has given her children a better appreciation for flavours and helped to develop their palate.Here are 13 benefits of cooking with preschoolers.