Kids Cook Dinner
Be available for help while your child cooks. But it's not so much the cooking here that is the Intentional Activity, but the eating of the meal. Sit together and ask what they enjoyed or how they made the meal.
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This idea is a big step for a Father and parents in general. Letting your child loose in your kitchen! However, this can be a large learning tool for your child. You are allowing them independence. You are showing you trust them. Most importantly, by planning to sit down and enjoy the meal together, you are showing you have confidence they can do it!
Sit in the kitchen with them for company and conversation while they cook. Ensure you are NOT micro-managing and only lending a helping hand if they ask.
Once it is time to eat, take the time to sit down together and enjoy the meal and the company. Wonderful Father/Child conversations can start by simply having the time to talk, and what a perfect opportunity.
Lastly, linked is an article with some fun and simple recipe ideas!
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Indoor / Outdoor:
9-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18+
Just for Fun, Work with Your Hands
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5-15min, 15-30min, 30min-1hr
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