Making this soup involves lots of pouring and mixing of ingredients, which are great tasks for little ones to take on. Because there are so many ingredients to measure, this is a great opportunity to teach your kids about numbers, portions, and measuring tools.
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: ORZO.
🥣 food groups1🥣
- Fruit: none
- Veggies: carrots, corn, tomatoes2, onion, celery, garlic, kale
- Grains: orzo
- Protein: sausage
- Dairy: cheese
Here are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Sausage Orzo Soup. Simply hover over each image for details. Make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!
🍴VEGGIE & Soup Mixture🍴
To prepare the veggies and soup mixture, kids can:
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To cook the sausage, kids can:
We used this Potato Masher.
To cook the orzo, kids can:
*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance, as items may be sharp, hot or otherwise dangerous.