Do your kids love to watch you bake and cook? Get them beyond egg cracking on Sept. 13, or as the calendar makers call it: National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day. All of these products and more can be found at *Play in Logan Square (3109 W. Logan Blvd.) and Lincoln Park (2462 N. Lincoln Ave.).
Kids Cooking book from Klutz
With everything from tips to recipes with fun names (Razzle-Dazzle Smoothies, anyone?), kids will love the chance to learn or perfect their skills.
Crocodile Creek Let’s Bake Cookie Cutters
Newest bakers can improve their cookie game with adorable shapes and patterns. Add more than sprinkles to show off style.
Mindware Playful Chef Coat & Apron
Dress to impress. Kids can don their own chef coat or apron leaving no question who is in charge.
Mindware Safety Knife Set
These knives are recommended for 4 and older (you read that right) and can cut through veggies like carrots and cucumbers to give confidence to even the youngest chefs.
We loved this in our November gift guide and it’s still a favorite. The tools and bakeware are all usable in the kitchen and the intro set includes recipe cards that teach the basics.
This article originally appeared in the September 2019 issue of Chicago Parent. Read the rest of the issue.