Cooking Skills for 7-12 Year Olds

Would you like your elementary age child to be able to prepare not only their own food, but also food for your family? If so, this course is perfect for you. In this course, your child will learn the following skills:

  1. How to crack an egg
  2. Stove safety
  3. Peeling
  4. Sharp knife basics
  5. Oven safety
  6. Preparing your own snack

By the end of this course, your child will to confident to safely prepare basic foods in the kitchen.

Meet Your Teacher

Karrie Heneman received an MA in Human Biology at Stanford in 1999 and a PhD in nutrition at UC Davis in 2004.  Her doctoral work studied ways to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among low income women. 

From 2004-2007, Karrie worked as a post-doctoral scholar at UC Davis for the Food Stamps Education Program.  She implemented nutrition and garden programs at elementary schools and studied how they increased fruit and vegetable consumption among the students and families. 

Karrie became research faculty at UC Davis in 2008 and taught and continued to conduct research until she became pregnant with her second child, John.  She is currently a stay at home mom of four, who uses her nutrition training on a daily basis.  In addition, she delivers nutrition lectures and privately counsels clients in the East Bay.

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