Getting kids to eat their veggies doesn’t have to be heavy weather. This idea is guaranteed to hit the spot and give your child’s imagination a boost.

What you need

A bag of frozen vegetables (cauliflower, carrots and sweetcorn)

A safe knife (only to be used by Mum or Dad)

A saucepan

Water

Benefits

Development of coordination

Learning to listen

Learning new words

Promotes bonding

Boosts confidence

Fun and tasty!

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Cook the vegetables by following the instructions on the packet.


    slicing carrots
  2. Now, with your little helper, you can create a cauliflower cloud, a lightning carrot and rain using sweet corn. (You might need to chop some of the vegetables to make the shapes). Whilst you are making your masterpiece, you could talk to your child about the vegetables you are using.

    lightning snack