Cooking with Kids

by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Slicing fruit for a fruit salad, mixing dough for cookies, creating our own smoothie blends—these are some of the fun and easy ways that I get my kids, George, 12, and June, 9, busy in the kitchen with me. They’ve both learned some serious skills over the years—we’ve been cooking together since George was 4 and June not even 2. The cooking first started as a therapeutic approach to help George learn to focus and engage with others.
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