Stuck at home with little ones? Keep them busy with a kid-friendly cooking kit.

The coronavirus outbreak has closed some U.S. schools through the end of the academic year, so if you're a parent who was hoping to get a brief break from your kids before summer break kicks off, you might be SOL.

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Now, we're not here to shame you for plunking your child(ren) down in front of a smartphone or tablet while you try to get some work done — "A pandemic is no time for parents to set sail on some screen-time guilt trip," as Mashable tech writer Sarah Lindenfeld Hall so succinctly put it. But if you're looking for a fun, more hands-on way to entertain them amid social distancing and homeschooling, consider signing them up for a cooking or baking subscription box — that way, they'll get some opportunities to learn more about nutrition, flex their fine motor skills, and develop valuable culinary skills they can carry into adulthood. Read more...

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