Kids In The Kitchen: Supervise Meal Prep

December 15th, 2015

Most kids are more capable – and more responsible – than we give them credit for. Letting your child take the reigns for family meal prep (while supervised!) can seem like a big step to take. While it’s up to every parent to introduce new tools and skills at the rate they feel most comfortable, many kids are itching for the opportunity to try something new and ultimately feel pride in their accomplishments – which is why this week, we’re challenging you to let your child help with meal prep!

supervise-meal-prepOnce Sabrina was allowed to use kitchen tools, she flourished – even cooking an entire Thanksgiving dinner for her extended family when she was just 8 years old! So, what’s Sabrina’s top tip for getting kids in the kitchen? Let them use a knife, but always remember 2 things: sharper knives are actually safer for kids (dull knives require too much work that has the tendency to get sloppy) + curl your fingers under to help prevent injury!
Don’t forget to share your stories with us by using #BillionDinners or sending them directly to us at social@dinnercall.com. Bon appétit!

Once Sabrina was allowed to use kitchen tools, she flourished – even cooking an entire Thanksgiving dinner for her extended family when she was just 8 years old! So, what’s Sabrina’s top tip for getting kids in the kitchen? Let them use a knife, but always remember 2 things: sharper knives are actually safer for kids (dull knives require too much work that has the tendency to get sloppy) + curl your fingers under to help prevent injury!

Don’t forget to share your stories with us by using #BillionDinners or sending them directly to us at social@dinnercall.com. Bon appétit!


Written by Camryn Walton
December 15th, 2015

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