Parent Earth Expert Latham Thomas, a nutritionist, shares tips to turn a potentially stressful errand into a fun activity with your child. She is shopping with her 6 year old son, Fulano.
1. Be flexible and curious, ask questions
2. Give your child a job to participate in decision-making
3. Use all your senses to taste, touch, and smell the food
4. Summarize what you bought to give your child a sense of accomplishment
The Farmers' Market is an opportunity for your child to interact with the people who are growing and producing the food!
Sunday, April 25, 2010
How to Shop With Your Kids at the Farmer's Market- Starring Latham and Fulano