Make Ants on a Log With JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen

Junior League of Phoenix helps to empower youth and families to adopt healthy habits and reverse the growth of childhood obesity in Maricopa County. JLP’S Kids in the Kitchen program involve many exciting hands-on components to get kids and families involved in learning how to be healthy. We pivoted this year to provide content online… Read More

Make a Green Monster Smoothie with our Kid Chef!

  Junior League of Phoenix helps to empower youth and families to adopt healthy habits and reverse the growth of childhood obesity in Maricopa County. JLP’S Kids in the Kitchen program involve many exciting hands-on components to get kids and families involved in learning how to be healthy. We pivoted this year to provide content… Read More

KITK Video Series

JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen program wants you to get active! We have put together a three part series of fun and easy exercises. Check out Part 1 below that focuses on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercises to get your heart rate up. Don’t forget to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water!  

KITK November Update

KITK Monthly Lessons delivered 10 kits during November 2020 to our community partner Homeward Bound. The kids enjoyed the exercises, snacks and families are super thankful for the Brita water pitchers. There is a great deal of need at Homeward Bound this holiday season, especially as only new items are accepted as donations this year… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen Monthly Lesson

JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen Monthly Lessons had their first monthly lesson of the new JLP year with our friends at Homeward Bound! The kids enjoyed a Back to School themed lesson with jump roping and a healthy and interactive snack… yucky to yummy bread! JLP’s Kids in the Kitchen program has the goal of… Read More

KITK January 2020 Event

Kids in the Kitchen (KITK) kicked off 2020 with their first monthly lesson at Homeward Bound with 20 rambunctious kiddos ranging in ages from 5-12. The kids were taught about fruits, veggies, grains, dairies, and fats while they participated in a fun exercise to help them learn how to be healthy and promote an active… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen (KITK) November Event Recap

KITK had their first annual Fall Fest at Homeward Bound on Friday, 11/8. Over 70 residents of Homeward Bound joined the committee for dinner, games and fun for the evening. The 17 families that attended enjoyed Chipotle chicken burrito bowls for dinner, Food BINGO and carnival games for the kids. During the event, Deborah Stewart… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen October Lesson

Kids in the Kitchen (KITK) held a monthly lesson in October at Homeward Bound. The theme was Halloween and featured all Orange Foods. The kiddos learned about healthy and non-healthy orange foods as well as healthy Halloween treats. They learned how to peel a cutie orange and many of them even tried Hummus for the… Read More