Why teach children to cook?

There are countless reasons why everyone should learn to cook, and the earlier the better!

In our lifetimes we will eat, on average, over 80,000 meals! Cooking is therefore an absolutely essential life skill, which will see young children develop a healthy relationship with food as they go through life.

  • Language development
  • Following instructions
  • Listening and concentration skills
  • Working collaboratively
  • Fine motor skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Multi sensory development - tasting, smelling, touching, listening, looking
  • Understanding the world and other cultures
  • Finding out where food comes from