N800, Reviewed February 2014
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An updated summer and after-school program for kids ages 6 to 15 years that uses USDA's MyPlate.
Kids in the Kitchen encourages young people to eat healthier meals and snacks as a result of hands-on cooking experiences. Youth participants learn to prepare simple, healthy foods they can make for themselves and their family members.
Levels A and B contain seven lessons that cover topics such as basic cooking skills, good nutrition, healthy food choices, food safety and physical activity.
Level C contains eight lessons that cover the topics found in Levels A and B, as well as a lesson on planning and preparing a complete meal based on USDA's MyPlate.
Kids in the Kitchen contains classroom materials for three age levels:
Each lesson includes kid-friendly handouts such as recipes and tips for how to use kitchen equipment safely.
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