Having the kids help with dinner is a fun way to teach them valuable life skills, but little hands and short attention spans can have a tough time with your grownup cookware. Scaled-down gadgets with colorful, whimsical details will make the process special—and safe—for the whole family. Here are nine different products to help your budding chef.
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After all that prep, it’s time for the final step—getting the kids to eat their vegetables. Encourage them to play with their food with this construction site–inspired set. Who knew dinner could be so fun? Construction Plate, $14.95, and Construction Eating Utensil Set, $19.95; ConstructiveEating.com.