My kids are not fans of breakfast...eggs are the easiest way to get my child excited about "cooking" the morning meal.
I let her break the eggs into the bowl and whip with a fork for scrambled eggs. Or, on the weekends when we have time, she LOVES to peel hard boiled eggs. (Good for fine motor skills, too!)
She's more open to other healthy choices for breakfast when she has a hand in peeling bananas, washing grapes, etc. And when she gets to put her waffle in the toaster and push it down, she also calls it "cooking"...she's little so small things are exciting
Most days, weather permitting, we put on our walking shoes and take off for a nature walk around the neighborhood. Each kid gets to pick up a "nature-y" item and bring it home for their treasure box. It can be a pebble, an interesting leaf, a small stick, etc.
We know all the neighborhood animals so we make greeting the dogs and looking for the cats part of our walk too.
My girls are still little so I bet this won't work when they get older but for now, it's an adventure!
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