Cooks Who Feed has already provided over 300,000 free meals to those in need. Now they will further that mission with the sale of their new aprons for kids. Every apron sold will provide 100 meals for those who need the assistance. The new aprons come in three color combinations, and two sizes, fitting ages 3-12.
“We are really excited about our new aprons for kids,” explains Seema Sanghavi, founder of Cooks Who Feed. “Not only is there a great mission that the sale of them will support. But the aprons will help inspire kids to do more cooking, too. They are a win-win for everyone.”
Made using only high quality fabrics that are eco-friendly and sustainable. The aprons for kids are all handmade through fair trade. They also match adult aprons offered by Cooks Who Feed. Offering people a fun opportunity for kids and parents to have matching aprons in the kitchen.
Getting kids cooking is beneficial no matter what age they are. There is always something that kids can do to help learn to prepare meals. It’s important to make sure kids are doing age appropriate tasks, but that they get involved. A study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Highlights the importance of kids learning cooking skills from an early age. Which will help with confidence, retention, cooking practices, skills, cooking attitude, and diet quality.
Additional benefits that children learn by learning to cook and prepare meals include:
- Encourages an interest in food preparation and healthy eating habits.
- Children learn a lifelong skill that they can use, as well as food safety awareness.
- Kids get experience with following directions by using a recipe, as well as practice math skills associated with measuring. They can also engage in scientific observations by seeing how foods change form during the preparation process.
- They can help develop fine motor skills, as well as other skills, such as using your senses.
- Kids can learn about family traditions by helping with the meal preparation. This helps them understand their family more, as well as be in a position to carry those traditions on.
- Cooking with kids can be a bonding experience that also creates great memories. It also helps to boosts self esteem once they have successfully helped to prepare a meal.
“Kids who learn to cook are going to grow up with a great skill. Hopefully a healthier diet,” added Sanghavi. “This holiday, getting them their own apron will help inspire them to get into the kitchen. Plus, it supports a charity, so that’s hard to beat.”
Cooks Who Feed brings food lovers together to fight hunger. For every apron sold, food waste is rescued and 100 meals are provided to people in need. The company’s mission also focuses on sustainability, ensuring that all of their aprons are eco-friendly, and are ethically handmade.
The aprons for kids are available in three designs and are mini versions of their top three adult aprons. They are 100% 9oz cotton canvas, available in one size that fits ages 3-7 and one for ages 8-12. The aprons feature an adjustable neck strap, reinforced stress points, one double pocket below the waist, and a chest pocket.
To see the aprons for children, visit the site: https://cookswhofeed.com/products/the-mini-chef-christine-cushing-apron.
Cooks Who Feed has teamed up with five celebrity chefs so far. Offering handcrafted aprons, with sales of them helping to feed the world. The company offers individual sales online, a retail line, and wholesale/corporate gifting options. The aprons are produced in ethically in Delhi, India, where 40 women are employed to make them by hand. To get more information or help support the mission, visit the site at: https://cookswhofeed.com.
I never heard of them before,but sounds like a great organization and I feel like the founder letting kids cook when they are younger makes them feel like they helped so much! These aprons are a neat idea too of making them seem special!
What a wonderful thing!
I had not heard of this until I read your post. What a wonderful cause thanks for sharing.