Originally published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior: Volume 41, Number 2, 2009, By Teri L. Burgess-Champoux, PhD, RD, LD
Cooking with Kids engages elementary school children in hands-on learning with fresh and affordable food items from diverse cultures. Students are encouraged to explore many different varieties of fresh food using all of the senses, to have fun working in a cooperative environment, and to exercise choice.
Are you looking for fun and effective curriculum strategies to get school-aged children excited about cooking and eating fresh, healthful food? As a nutrition educator or elementary school teacher, do you have limited time and resources to develop your own curriculum materials? Look no further, because Cooking with Kids can provide the solution to your nutrition education curriculum needs.