Do you have a child that enjoys spending time in the kitchen and getting involved with the cooking? Or better still, do you want your child to get more involved in the kitchen? Well, all you have to do is make the kitchen safe enough for them and then invest in the right tools that will help them enjoy that passion. Children’s kitchen tools are such an important part of parenting that you can’t avoid it. You have to get tools that are best suited to your child in terms of their age and preferences and work with them on the projects they enjoy the most. Basics such as baking sets, plastic knives and little cupcakes have to be part of that package though. Here is a review of the top-rated kid’s kitchen sets for your child.
Truchef Cut Resistant Kitchen Gloves For Kids
Your child’s safety has to be your top priority when getting them more involved in the kitchen. You have to keep children from sharp objects, especially knives, but you never know when they may extend their arms to the wrong place and touch the sharp edge. So, when shopping for your child’s kitchenware, you have to get the gloves first and ensure that they have them on every time they are in the kitchen. With the gloves, your children can cut using actual knives rather than the plastic alternatives which some of them will see as a joke. It is safe to keep the gloves on even with plastic knives because you never know which side of the knife your child may decide to use.
Breakfast 6-pc Cooking Set For Kids
Joy comes in the morning if you allow your children to make their own breakfast, however awkward it may turn out. Most breakfast kits for kids are overrated with too many pieces which is why this simple set of six is a great option. The set consists of a juicer, a mixing bowl, a whisk, a turner and an egg cup which are all your child needs to follow your steps as you make breakfast. They have non-slip silicone handles so that the little ones don’t create a mess in the kitchen.
A Silicone Utensil Set For Kids
Plastic tools may be the safest but they end up in the trash sooner than you may like because they break easily and are not heat resistant. That is why it would be wise to choose silicone for items that will bear the most abuse such as spoons, spatulas, turners, tongs and brushes. This 10-pc set will resolve the issues you have with plastic utensils while offering you the opportunity to use the same items because they can be used by adults as well.
A Wooden Kitchen Knife For Kids
When it comes to children’s kitchen tools, those little things mean everything to them and while you may not think much of a wooden knife, it will just be the perfect cleaver for your little one. It is a safe option that won’t leave them with any cuts and are heavy enough to chop tougher stuff that plastic knives may not handle. The knife is meant for kids as young as two to five years of age and can cut vegetables and fruits with ease. Its handle doesn’t slip even when their hands are wet which also prevents injury.
Adjustable Non-Slip Stepping Stool For Kids
The hardest part of having children in the kitchen is heights. Whenever they can’t reach the top of the table or the sink, they will throw a tantrum and that will be another 10 minutes wasted. The best solution is a non-slip kitchen stool that you can move around with ease and adjust to suit their height. It is wooden which makes it light enough to move around. It also comes with non-slip kitchen mats and a safety rail that prevents them from falling and getting injured. It is the ultimate solution for the height problem in the kitchen.
Kid’s Friendly Steel Knives
Most children, five or older don’t fancy those plastic, wooden and silicone knives anymore, and forcing them to stick to those “childish” knives will only push them away from your kitchen. As they grow up, you have to adjust and get them real knives but their safety has to come first once more; which is where these light, stainless steel knife set comes in. They have blunt tips to prevent kids from stabbing themselves. Their edges are also serrated, so cutting themselves is out of the question. The best part is the non-slip wooden handles which ensure that they retain their grip even when their hands are wet.
Kids Chef Role Play Cooking Set
What if you could create a whole kitchen for your child and allow them to do whatever they want before they turn six or seven? This is an all-rounded role-play set including four aprons and a hat that allows your child to try out more recipes than the other sets that have a limited choice of cookware. The set also includes four pots and pans as well as fake foods that your child can train on. The whole set is safe for children with large pieces so that your child won’t swallow them and everything is plastic so that there are no injuries during role play.
Zulay Kid’s Plastic Knives
Children younger than six also need their own starter pack to enjoy cutting in the kitchen and plastic knives have to be part of that package. This set is highly reviewed because it is tough enough to withstand more abuse than other plastic options so it won’t end up in the trash as soon as your child hits it against something. The set has non-slip rubber handles to ensure a good grip and a serrated edge that ensures it cuts fruits and vegetables and not fingers. The set has the silver colour of steel knives that gives them the impression that they are using the same knife as you.
60-Minute Visual Timer For Kids
Cooking for children is both fun and learning but they tend to lose track of time which is why time is so important for them. The timer helps them follow recipes from cookbooks and it can also be used in class. The timer is very easy to set and operate. All you have to do is turn the knob clockwise. The timer is silent, so the ticking doesn’t annoy interrupt you. As the timer moves closer to zero, the red colour gives way to white until it is zero before the alarm finally goes off.
Masterchef Junior 7PC Baking Set For Kids
Who said kids are too young to bake? Once you have the right set of tools and, you will bring out the chef in your child. Masterchef tools are always simple which is why this set has just 7 pieces that are perfect for baking anything from a cake to bread. The set includes a rolling pin, a large mixing bowl and a calibrated measuring cup. The set also comes with silicone baking cups that allow your child to try out multiple baking recipes with your help. The set also comes with three recipe cards and an extra blank one that you can fill for them. It makes a great gift for a child that enjoys baking.