This article provides several tips for safe cooking
Safe cooking workshops
Hygiene and food safety measures are essential in the kitchen. They are part of the knowledge you can share with students.
This article includes a few tips to optimize your planning. It also highlights simple rules to explain to children to make your cooking workshop a success.
In addition to these measures, the following strategies will allow you to carry out activities even more safely:
- Opt for individual recipes:
- Each child makes their own recipe from A to Z
- Choose simple recipes that require little handling or few supplies
- Give each child their own space and supplies
- Prepare and distribute food before students arrive
Are you familiar with the guide A Recipe for Successful Cooking Workshops? It contains information and tools that make it easier to conduct these activities. Download it!
A new way to develop cooking skills
The context does not allow for safe cooking? You can promote the development of cooking skills without handling food.
It will be easier for children to get involved the next time they take part in a cooking workshop or make a recipe at home.
Educating children about healthy eating together
Several people can contribute to the development of children’s cooking skills, knowledge and abilities:
- Daycare educators
All efforts, no matter how small, will have a big impact! And remember: virtually any type of activity can be related to healthy eating.
Consider complementary activities. Some learning started at school can be completed at home, such as by cooking together as a family.
Visit our Educational Resources page to find resources tailored to your practice!
Be sure to visit our website cuisinonsenfamille.ca (French only) and suggest it to parents. It was specifically designed for cooking together as a family!