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Cooking Matters Kids Handouts

Children eating spagetti

Help kids have fun and learn about healthy food at the same time.

Cooking Matters presents a series of short colorful handouts chock-full of fun activities and recipes for preschool- and elementary-school aged kids. Each issue has a different theme, focused on healthy eating and cooking. These are great activities for parents, teachers, caregivers or anyone to use with the children in their lives. Interested parties can download the handouts as a PDF.

 

 Taco Time helps get kids involved by letting them build-their-own meals. 

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 Taste Testers helps your kids find new words to describe what they are eating besides “it’s yucky.”

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 Fruit and Vegetable Bingo offers a fun way to make children more familiar with fruits and vegetables, which makes them more likely to try them!

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 Eat the Rainbow is a handout for kids to track which color of fruits and vegetables they've eaten in a day.

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 Dinner Time offers conversation topics to engage kids with during mealtime. 

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Taste Test- Lucky Number 3 helps kids plan new foods they will try in the upcoming week.

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Family Dinner Ingredient Hunt helps kids practice "serving" themselves and associate veggies with their names, shapes and colors.

 

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Sugar Shocker helps kids learn to identify how much sugar is in the foods and drinks they are consuming, and encourages healthier options. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Make Your Plate a Rainbow helps kids discover just how tasty colorful fruits and vegetables can be. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Breakfast Boost teaches kids to identify the food groups in their morning breakfast. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Happy Whole-idays is holiday-themed and encourages kids to put their detective skills to work to find wholesome whole grains. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 More Educational Tools

 

Cooking Matters Kids Handouts

Children eating spagetti

Help kids have fun and learn about healthy food at the same time.

Cooking Matters presents a series of short colorful handouts chock-full of fun activities and recipes for preschool- and elementary-school aged kids. Each issue has a different theme, focused on healthy eating and cooking. These are great activities for parents, teachers, caregivers or anyone to use with the children in their lives. Interested parties can download the handouts as a PDF.

 

 Taco Time helps get kids involved by letting them build-their-own meals. 

 Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Taste Testers helps your kids find new words to describe what they are eating besides “it’s yucky.”

 Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Fruit and Vegetable Bingo offers a fun way to make children more familiar with fruits and vegetables, which makes them more likely to try them!

 Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Eat the Rainbow is a handout for kids to track which color of fruits and vegetables they've eaten in a day.

 Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Dinner Time offers conversation topics to engage kids with during mealtime. 

 Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Taste Test- Lucky Number 3 helps kids plan new foods they will try in the upcoming week.

Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Family Dinner Ingredient Hunt helps kids practice "serving" themselves and associate veggies with their names, shapes and colors.

 

Download the PDF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Sugar Shocker helps kids learn to identify how much sugar is in the foods and drinks they are consuming, and encourages healthier options. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Make Your Plate a Rainbow helps kids discover just how tasty colorful fruits and vegetables can be. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Breakfast Boost teaches kids to identify the food groups in their morning breakfast. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Happy Whole-idays is holiday-themed and encourages kids to put their detective skills to work to find wholesome whole grains. 

Download the pdf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 More Educational Tools

 

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