Shopping for and cooking a meal

Activity Type Setting Cost Time
Moderate cost ($5 - $20)
About an hour


Plan, shop for and prepare a meal with your child. The meal should meet all recommendations for a healthy, balanced diet. The meal can either be for your family, or for a friend or neighbor who has been ill, hospitalized, just had a baby, etc. During the planning, shopping and preparing you can discuss with your child what makes for a healthy, tasty, and nutritious meal.

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