Video-Based Cooking Curriculum

All our Kids Needs Life Skills…

…And Families Need Kids Who Help Out.

Welcome, Charter School staff and members!

The Kids Cook Real Food course is a video-based course with accompanying curriculum designed
by a former elementary school teacher, Katie Kimball.

This online video course will help children discover and nurture their strengths, learn how to make
recipes independently, without anyone else’s help, and know how to feed themselves healthy
food as they grow into adulthood.

Kids Cook Real Food will build independent chefs and life skills while everyone is having fun in the
kitchen together. The course includes:

  • 8 video lessons for each level (Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced)
  • Curriculum designed to prepare parents for each lesson so their kids get the most learning out of each experience
  • Flash Cards that reinforce skills and information taught in the video lessons
  • A recipe ebook full of meals and snacks that kids will learn to make
  • Shopping and supply lists that make it easy to be prepared for each lesson

Here’s a quick preview to see what a lesson is like:

You can also take a peek at the course curriculum map for more details.

Kids Cook Real Food has been used by many homeschoolers and provides curriculum to
charter schools across the nation, and offers charter school families the opportunity to purchase the course using instructional funds.

We also work with curriculum providers and other independent classrooms:

  • The State of Utah’s Expanded Core Curriculum: providing cooking classes for the blind population
  • We’ve gifted over 80 memberships to foster families in TN and MS through a “buy one, give one” campaign with Youth Villages.
  • Families are offered our classes free of charge to foster families with Fostering Together in the state of Washington.
  • Our course is also used in many homeschool co-ops and school-to-home partnerships, an after-school program in KS, a 2nd-grade classroom in California, a middle school program in North Carolina, and a preschool program in California.
  • Chefs’ classes in Idaho
  • The course is available as a curriculum option to Sonlight homeschooling members.

Get The Course Curriculum With Instructional Funds

As a member of a charter school, you might be able to add the Kids Cook Real Food course to your student’s curriculum!

We’re already on the approved vendors list for these schools, so just ask your school to send a purchase order to [email protected] and we’ll take it from there, or if online payment is preferred they can use this link:

  • Academy of Arts and Sciences, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Bridges Virtual Academy
  • California  Pacific  Charter  Schools*
  • Community  Collaborative  Charter  School
  • Compass  Charter  Schools
  • Connecting  Waters  Charter  Schools
  • CORE  Placer Delta  Charter  School
  • Elite Academic Academy
  • Excel  Academy
  • Everett Public Schools
  • Gateway  Academy
  • iLead  Exploration
  • Inspire  Charter  Schools
  • National University Academy

  • Hickman Community Charter
  • iLead  Exploration
  • Inspire  Charter  Schools
  • Julian  Charter  School*
  • Ocean  Grove  Charter  School
  • Pathways  Academy*
  • Raven Homeschool
  • Regent Christian Online Academy
  • Sage  Oak  Charter  School
  • San  Joaquin  County  Charter  Schools
  • Sky  Mountain  Charter  School
  • South  Sutter  Charter  School
  • Quilcene  School District: P.E.A.R.L
  • Visions In Education
  • Many schools do not need approved vendors; they’ll just reimburse you. Check with your contact person!

*pending  final  approval

If you don’t see your charter school on this list but you’d like to sign up using charter school funds, just share the link to this page with your school or email [email protected] with your school’s name and contact information and let us know you’d like to get the curriculum.

Click for an email request that’s ready to send to your school – all you have to do is fill in your school’s email address.

If you are part of a homeschool co-op, learning pod, or any group working together on cooking classes, click here for information about group discounts. Please note that the group discount is not available for orders submitted through charter schools – only to independent groups of families working together.

More Details for Educational Facilitators

If you are an educational facilitator with a charter school, and ready to set up your member’s family with access to the course you have two payment options.

Option 1: Pay by Credit Card

The most streamlined method will be to pay with a credit card. Click the orange button below then choose whether you would like the student to have online access or have a flash drive that contains all the Kids Cook Real Food course materials mailed to them. Both options are the same price, $149.95.


Option 2: Submit a Purchase Order

If your school prefers to send a Purchase Order and receive an invoice for the course, you can send your purchase order to [email protected].

Choose whether you would like the student to have online access or have a flash drive that contains all the Kids Cook Real Food course materials mailed to them. Both options are the same price, $149.95.

  • Please include this info on your Purchase Order:
    1. The first and last name of the parent or student,
    2. the email address of the parent or student,
    3. and the mailing address for where we should send the flash drive (if choosing the flash drive option – this is not needed on orders for online access only).
  • The product name and order amount should indicate which option the student shall have:
    • Kids Cook Real Food Flash Drive OR Online Access for Charter School Student
    • $149.95
    • Note: Sales tax does not apply to online access, nor does it apply to flash drives unless the billing address is in Michigan.
  • Within 5 business days after receiving your Purchase Order, we will reply back with confirmation that the purchase order has been processed. We will also notify the student’s family via email.
  • Within 30 days Kitchen Stewardship will send an invoice for each Purchase Order.

Note: If neither a flash drive nor online access is specified, online access will be assigned by default.

If you have any questions about the process or about the course, send an email to [email protected] or click the button to enter your email address, and I’ll be in touch!



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