Playful Chef Cooking Kit: Kids Cooking Set

Playful Chef Deluxe Cooking KitDo you have a budding cook in the family?, then the Playful Chef Cooking Kit will make a great gift for any aspiring young cook in your home. And if they currently don’t like cooking then the Playful Chef Cooking Kit will definitely get them interested.

What kid wouldn’t love this?

The kit comes with an assortment of  basic cooking utensils that are perfectly suited for smaller hands. This kit is just right for children 6 years and up.  You will be helping your youngster to learn a life-long skill that will stay with them for years to come.

The spoons and mixing bowls are color coded and match the color coding on the recipe cards. This means your child will be able to instantly recognise the correct measurements as they follow along with the recipe card.  They will learn to follow recipe directions, how to measure and how to prepare a dish.

What’s Included:

  • 1 tool belt apron
  • kitchen scissors
  • sand timer
  • whisk
  • wooden spoon
  • spatula
  • pastry brush
  • color coded measuring spoons
  • color coded measuring cups
  • kids size baking pan
  • kids size mixing bowl
  • 5 laminated recipe cards

Recommended for children 6 years and up.

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There is also a collection for Children aged 3 years and up –   Playful Chef Deluxe Cooking Kit.

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Tadpole Young Cooks Cutting Set by Rachael Ray from Furi

tadpole-young-cooks-cutting-set-by-rachael-ray-from-furiHow cute is this? If you have a budding cook in the family then this set is a perfect way of teaching your child how to cut foods safely.

The Tadpole Young Cooks Cutting Set is part of the Rachael Ray from Furi range of products.

As with any Rachael Ray product you know you are going to get a fun colorful product but on the other hand this set is good quality.

What’s Included

  • Tadpole knife
  • Reversible cut resistant glove
  • Blade guard

What We Like

  • This is a great way of teaching little kids good knife control in the kitchen.
  • This is not a toy and is quite good quality.
  • The glove is woven with stainless steel threads to reduce cuts.

What We Don’t Like

  • The cut resistant glove comes in one size only.

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Kids in The Kitchen Cookware – Kids Cookware Sets

Those of us with children and grandchildren know how much kids love to help out in the kitchen at baking time.

Providing you children with cooking sets encourages them to use their imagination, and develops their love of cooking, it also encourages social development. Cooking is one of those great activities that can be done alone, along with mum or in a small group of friends.

I started my kids off as soon as they showed an interest. It’s fun to see them learn the various techniques and to see their delight when some mis-shappen piece of dough becomes a thing of pleasure to be decorated and enjoyed.

Both my grandmother and mother were fantastic cooks, a skill they deemed unnecessary to pass onto me. So I struggled to learn to cook as a young wife and often found it frustrating that the things I baked just didn’t match up to their creations. And that is the reason I was determined to ensure that all my kids could cook. My grandson is very grateful now that he doesn’t have to live off baked beans and take away like his mates.

So here are a few items that might just encourage your little one to want to cook.

Children’s Stainless Steel Cookware Set 5 Pc. Gift Set including Sauté Pan, Stock Pot and Sauce Pan

This cookware set is made of professional quality dishwasher-safe stainless steel.

The saute pan and stock pot are 4.75″ diameter,
the sauce pan is 3.75″ diameter.

The set includes a lid for the sauce pan and a lid that fits both the saute pan and stock pot.

Then there is the the Toysmith Nonstick Bakeware Set

Ideal for when your child progresses to mixing and stirring up batters for cupcakes and cakes.

With this bakeware set they can make real desserts.

There are 4 specially scaled recipes included with the set.

The nonstick set  includes:

  • 12-cup mini cupcake pan
  • 5-1/2″ loaf pan
  • 4″ buntform pan
  • 4″ springform pan.

In no time at all your young gourmet chef will be turning out cakes and desserts.

Another great gift idea is this Alex Toys Super Cooking Set which  won the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award and Parents Magazine Best Toys of the Year Award

The set  includes:

  • pasta pot with lid
  • stock pot with lid
  • frying pan
  • slotted spoon
  • spatula, ladle
  • pasta ladle and spoon
  • 2 pot holders

Items in this set are top-rack dishwasher safe.
This set is a great activity for one child or a small group

Perhaps your child is not quite ready to start cooking for real, but they like to have tea parties and pretend to cook.  This is an excellent way to slowly introduce them to the wonderful world of cooking.

This Green Toys Cookware and Dining Set is well suited for  pretend play.

The dining set comes with four place settings and has 27 pieces including:

  • blue stock pot with lid
  • orange skillet
  • four green dinner plates
  • four purple bowls
  • four  blue  cups
  • four yellow silverware place settings – knives, forks & spoons
This set is made from curbside collected milk containers.
It is safe and contains no phthalates or BPA
Because Greens Toys cookware and dining sets are made from recycled plastic  it saves energy and reduces greenhouse gasses, meaning you are doing your bit to help the planet.

This set is suitable for children aged 3 years and above.

So there you have it, a few suggestions to help your child enter the world of cooking.  Now you can both enjoy your time together in the kitchen. Bon Apetite.