The child must be taught to cook: during this process you can prepare your beloved karapuz for independence, explain what healthy food is, besides eating your own food is much more pleasant, which means you can forget about the lack of appetite of the baby.
In addition, a child of 3-4 years to teach cooking is much easier, because at this age, kids eager to learn the world, including helping moms in the kitchen.
Before such an important thing as cooking, give your dad a present of apron … and go.
Do you like to bake? Give the little cook a piece of dough and molds: after all, in this case he is a great master. Just remember how many pies in the sandbox he has already fashioned! Teach him to make bagels: roll a piece of dough into a strip and put it together.
If your child is more than five years old, then feel free to trust him to work harder. For example, shuffling cereals. This kind of activity develops fine motor skills, abilities to draw, besides you can clearly explain to your child what fractions are (one third of buckwheat by two thirds of water … etc.)
Take chicken eggs, wash them together, let the chef put them in the saucepan, and then watch the time, after how many minutes do you have to remove the saucepan from the stove ?, – along the way, learn to identify and name the time. After the eggs have cooked and cooled, let the baby clean them (if required).
Do you make a salad? Of course, cutting or rubbing the ingredients is not safe for such a crumb! But add a dressing (sour cream, butter or mayonnaise) – just right.
Perhaps the most vivid memory of their experiences of cooking in deep childhood is the making of dumplings and dumplings. Evening, the whole family at the table, only the dough (meat, potatoes …) and sincere conversations!
Did your cook learn these lessons? Then it’s time to take a safety test and proceed to the next stage: self-cooking!