Here the first 3 points. Let me know what you think! Here there are!
10 Reasons to Cook with Children:
1. Vocabulary. Reading loud and understanding a recipe help the children to become familiar with the understanding of a text. They learn new words and new meanings, furthermore they learn to process information and instructions.
2. Knowing the food. Cooking is a great opportunity to 'handle' various types of food and be curious about their origin and nutritional qualities. In this way the children are venturing to try new tastes and colors …vegetables for instance ;-)
3. Senses. All the senses are involved and the children learn to recognize them: sight, touch, hearing, smell and, of course, taste! A good way to develop the sensory memory!
…to be continued….