Cook-words, what is it?
Cook-words is a literacy and numeracy project which aims to make families aware of the importance of knowing how to read in order to eat well.
hrough a series of cooking workshops, children, accompanied by a parent or another adult, are encouraged to cook simple, nutritious and tasty recipes in order to develop their cooking skills.
Through the fun aspect of cooking, the Literacy Foundation wishes to promote reading among children and their families.
« It’s really important to know how to read to be able to eat healthily !»
Who can participate in the Cook-words workshops?
Cook-words is for children aged 6 to 12 as well as their parents or other adults part of their entourage. The workshops are provided with the support of community organizations and adult education centres located across Quebec.
Cook-words in numbers
+ 850 000
books distributed since 1999
books distributed during the 22nd edition
collection points across Quebec