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Ways To Educate Kids About Food

Update Date: Nov 28, 2014 12:20 PM EST
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Experts suggest starting early when it comes to educating kids about food and inculcating good food habits in them. Here are some fun ways to teach your children about food and good food habits: 

Fruit colors

Take a bunch of fruits and keep some of them raw, and juice some in front of them. You can even try making smoothies. This way, kids will learn about colors, textures and will also know how each fruit will taste when mixed with some other fruit or vegetable. 

Sandwich marathon

Another fun way of teaching kids about sandwiches and their filings is 'sandwich marathon.' Put some breads and lot of different ingredients, sauces and add-ons. Let your kids choose their fillings and sauces. It will help them learn about varieties of sandwiches and what combinations tastes better. 

Games

Put some varieties of beans and lentils in different cups and place them on a table. Then make flashcards of the names, colors and use. Play a memory game with your kids. It will help them know their beans and daal better. 

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