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8 Breakfasts Kids Can ''Cook'' Themselves

by Lindsay Hutton

Even the littlest hands can help out in the kitchen, and involving your child in meal preparation is an important lesson in responsibility and self-sufficiency. With just a little prep ahead of time from you, these simple ideas allow your child to make a complete breakfast all on her own — great for those busy school mornings when every minute counts!

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Yougrt Parfait with fruit and granola

Yogurt Parfait


Keep some single serve yogurts and cut up fruit on a shelf in the fridge that your child can reach. Along with a little sprinkle of granola, a yogurt parfait is an easy (and healthy!) no-cook breakfast that is super simple for your child to put together.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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