Kids may really enjoy making this shrimp dish. Seeing the shrimp turn pink alone is quite fascinating. There is also plenty of stirring and pouring to satisfy the younger ones.
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: SHRIMP.
- Shrimp are small shellfish that can be found in both saltwater and freshwater.
- Most shrimp are actually white/grey, but they turn pink when we cook them.
- Shrimp are really good swimmers and can even swim backwards.
- There are over 2,000 different kinds of shrimp.
- Shrimp are high in protein, low in calories, and contain important nutrients.
Here are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Shrimp & Tomato Linguini. Simply hover over each image for details. Make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!
To cook the pasta, kids can:
We love these silicon tongs by Core!
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🍴Tomato & Shrimp Mixture🍴
To prepare the and tomato and shrimp mixture, kids can:
🍴Shrimp & Tomato Linguini🍴
To combine the shrimp, tomatoes and pasta, kids can:
*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance, as items may be sharp, hot or otherwise dangerous.