Our potato skillet involves a lot of stirring and combining of ingredients. Kids of all ages can totally help with these tasks. Ask your kids how they imagine all the ingredient flavors will taste when mixed together!
While your kids are helping out, you can also pause to discuss which FOOD GROUP each ingredient belongs to and share some fun facts about this meal’s featured ingredient: POTATO.
- Potatoes are a leading vegetable crop in the United States and Idaho produces more potatoes than any other state.
- You can make so many things with potatoes! To name a few…french fries, hash browns, mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, potato bread, scalloped potatoes, potato soup, tater tots, chips.
- Eat the skin! Potato skin is super high in Potassium. Potassium helps to regulate blood pressure and keep our muscles healthy.
Below are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Catchall Potato Skillet Recipe. Simply hover over each image for details. Make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!
To help with the potatoes, kids can:
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To help with the skillet mix, kids can:
Seriously lovin’ these kid-friendly knives!
*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance, as items may be sharp, hot or otherwise dangerous.