Kids in the Kitchen
“Since I teach cooking classes for children, people ask me all the time about what their kids can really do in the kitchen. They find it hard to believe that their toddler can actually help, without causing complete chaos. The following guide highlights some of the age-appropriate cooking skills that children typically can handle. Of course, use your discretion depending on how much experience your child has had experimenting in the kitchen.
Age-Appropriate Cooking Skills
2-3 year olds can:
4-6 year olds can:
7-12 year olds can:
When you prepare meals for your family, involve your kids in the kitchen. Kids will enjoy the quality time they spend with you, and you will get a personal assistant!"
For more recipes and methods to involve kids in the kitchen, check out What’s Cooking Weekly.
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