Looking for ways to get your kids involved in the kitchen? We put together a list of tasks appropriate for each age group.
At this age, it might be hard to find basic tasks for your youngster to do in the kitchen. With a rapid growth of their imaginations, the need to touch everything in reach also grows.
But have no fear! These fun tasks will keep your toddler busy while making sure they are staying safe:
Your child has moved on from simple tasks in the kitchen and is now ready to take on a few more responsibilities. Although your 6 to 8-year-old can’t perform every job in the kitchen quite yet, you are now able to begin loosening the reins.
These hands-on tasks will start to give your child a bit more freedom in the kitchen:
Although you can’t kick back your feet while your pre-teen cooks a three-course meal just yet, your child has now advanced their status to an assistant chef.
Although you may still want to keep an eye on their progress, these tasks will give your 9 to 12-year-old monitored independence in the kitchen:
Your child has finally reached the age of total cooking independence. It’s time to let them show you what they’ve learned over the years. But don’t forget: bonding with your teenager in the kitchen is still fun!
So sit back, relax and let your teen perform these more advanced tasks:
– Haly Brill