Have the kids start their own "restaurant" at home. Depending on their ages (and how much you trust them alone in the kitchen), Mom and Dad can help out as much or as little as is necessary. Turn it into an all-day activity: start by coming up with a name, decor, and a menu; getting busy in the kitchen; and, eventually, serving their "customers." This is a great activity to do when friends are over, since there's plenty of responsibility to be divvied up.
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