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Handstand Kids: An Italian Cookbook for Kids

10/27/2007 at 07:34 AM ET

HandstandkidsA cookbook for kids is always a great idea. Handstand Kids just released an Italian Cookbook for kids that comes with a cute kid-sized chef’s hat. The cookbook is described on the website as, "Handstand Kids books are the perfect recipe for kids to learn how to cook, while discovering the people, places, and language of a new country. The first Handstand Kids book journeys to Italy to make delicious and nutritious Italian recipes."

My friend and her two kids, aged 6 1/2 and 4, tested it out. They liked the recipes and made a few that came out delicious.  Their mom, my friend, recommended the cookbook for kids older than 6, because she felt the directions were a little complicated for them.   Yvette Garfield, of Handstand Kids, wanted to add that she teaches cooking classes with 4 and 6 year old kids and they love it. 

As a educator and former Food Network staffer (1994-1999), I loved that the cookbook was written for kids. Cooking is a wonderful way to teach literacy, math and science. It promotes helpfulness and listening skills, as well as being a great way to bond with your kids. Or encourage that budding chef!

The next book from this company will be a Mexican Cookbook, which will be released in Spring 2008. Sounds yummy to me! To find it in a retail location, click here, or to order online, click here.

– Nancy

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