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Pre-Schooler Mealtime

When you’re in the kitchen, let your child try a few grains of salt and then a few of sugar. Ask how they taste. Which do they like better? What foods taste like they might have salt in them and what foods taste like they have sugar in them?

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Experiences like these help your child think like a scientist. They are using their senses to understand the world around them. Having back-and-forth conversations about these discoveries together makes the experience richer.

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