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Teaching Kids to Cook

It is common to find children trying to help their parents to cook, and especially young girls. They will be seen aping their parents in the kitchen and most likely, there will be quite a mess once they are done. Many parents would get disappointed by that, but in my opinion is something that parents should handle positively and even go ahead and teach their kids how to cook. Why would I say this? Read on as I tackle the advantages of teaching kids how to cook.

Teaching Kids to Cook

It Boosts Their Confidence

This is one of the biggest advantages of teaching the kids how to cook. Cooking something successfully makes the kids feel achieved, helpful, and useful around the kitchen, and it gets even better if the people eating the food actually enjoy it.

Kids are More Willing to Sample More Foods

When the kids get to cook different meals or foods, they are more likely to try them out and actually like them. This is because they are more likely to eat what they cooked themselves, even though most adults would have dull tastebuds if they ate food that they have cooked themselves.

It Makes You Bond

Ever heard of the saying, a family that cooks together stays together? Taking part in the cooking activity with your children is a sure way of bonding with them and creating a better relationship.

It Reinforces Their School Studies 

Teaching the kids how to cook is like coaching them on what they study in school. When cooking, they need to read the ingredients and cooking procedure, measure ingredients, time the cooking, feel the texture, and a host of other things related to different subjects that they learn in school. The only difference is that this time it in an actual practical situation.

Life Skills 

Cooking is a life skill which will stay with the children forever, and at some point, it may actually become a necessity when they have to cook.

A Healthier Generation

It is important to teach children the importance of healthy foods when teaching them how to cook. Teach them about the nutrients or properties in the different foods, the importance of veggies and fruits. This will lead to a healthier generation.

It Fosters Dinner Time

It is important for families to eat together and dinner is the most likely meal to get the whole family together in a relaxed way. Such a practice is known to make kids perform better in schools, observe healthy eating habits that prevent conditions like obesity, and also keep them away from abusing substance.

There are many more reasons that I could give but those will do for now.


Moving forward, we are now going to take a look at the world of Kidtropolis in Redmond, BC. This is a kid’s paradise, where you can take the kids to enjoy all sorts of activities. Some of the kid’s activities that they offer include:

  • Indoor activities
  • Unforgettable birthday parties
  • Kids camps
  • Pretend play
  • Kids night out

All of the activities are within the provincial health guidelines in relation to covid-19 and you won’t have to worry about your kids getting sick. This is sheer fun and entertainment for the kids.


It is important to teach kids different skills such as cooking, and one of the best places to let your kids learn some of these skills is at Kidtropolis.…

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