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Maths, reading and better nutrition: all the reasons to cook with your kids

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 18 May 2020

The Conversation.com,  April 22, 2020

Professor Clare Collins, Berit Follong and Tamara Bucher from the University of Newcastle outline the benefits of teaching children to cook. 

If you’re schooling your children at home, chances are you’re very time poor. By teaching your children to cook, you could bundle up some learning while also getting dinner or lunch prepared.

Teaching children to cook healthy food helps them gain knowledge and skills across a range of subjects simultaneously. The bonus is, you could get a healthy meal prepared as well.

By focusing on nutritious recipes you’ll also address personal development, health and physical education topics.

To read the article, go to: https://theconversation.com/maths-reading-and-better-nutrition-all-the-reasons-to-cook-with-your-kids-135813