5 ways to get your kids involved in the kitchenBetween the fact that my husband and I both seem to need to eat EVERY SINGLE DAY and the fact that I really enjoy cooking and baking, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. And having a toddler means she spends a lot of time in there with me.
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Happily, she seems to really enjoy cooking, and if I suggest that we make something, she's usually very enthusiastic. Of course, she wants to be as involved as possible and I've been surprised how able she really is.
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Here are some of the things I've learned about having a very small helper in the kitchen.
1. Let them see everything you're doing
Make sure you put your child somewhere they can see. Whether that's on a stool, sitting on the counter, doing most of your prep at the kitchen table, or with their highchair pushed up to the workspace, most children are going to be happiest the closer they are to the action.
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2. Let them push the buttons