Kids in the Kitchen
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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.
Kids in the Kitchen contains classroom materials for three age levels:
- Level A
6- to 9-year-olds
- Level B
10- to 12-year-olds
- Level C
13- to 15-year-olds
Each lesson includes kid-friendly handouts such as recipes and tips for how to use kitchen equipment safely.
Kids in the Kitchen is a cooperative project with Kansas State University's Kids a Cookin' program. Get Kids a Cookin' videotapes at http://www.kidsacookin.ksu.edu/.
For more information
- Ellen Schuster
FNEP Curriculum and Staff Training Coordinator
Department of Nutritional Sciences
College of Human Environmental Sciences
- Physical activity