With the summer holidays just around the corner for the children, it’s likely that you’re putting together a list of things to stock up on so that you’re not left stuck with bored and moaning children for the next six weeks. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about doing a spot of cooking with the children so that they are able to learn some new skills in the kitchen and get involved with the food that they are eating? It’s also a fantastic way of keeping the children entertained too! Take a look at these must-haves for your kitchen this summer holidays.
Their own aprons
As you already know, to get a child invested in what they are doing, it’s important to make them feel like they are really a part of what’s going on. Getting your children their own aprons will have them feeling like masterchef in no time. Even more importantly, you might be able to save your children’s clothes from stains – meaning less work for you over the summer! Why not get them personalised aprons so that they’re super excited to use them?
Of course, in no way, shape or form are we suggesting that your children use knives in the kitchen – especially sharp ones. Kitchen devil knives for home chefs are a fantastic investment to make this summer to make your time spent in the kitchen that little bit easier. Just remember to keep them out of reach when the children are helping to avoid any unnecessary accidents!
Plenty of baking equipment
One thing that you’ll probably find yourself doing with the children is baking some cookies or cakes for you all to enjoy. This is an area where you can practically take a step back and allow your children to do most of the work. Getting enough equipment so that there’s no arguments over who gets to lick the spoon will save you that wine inviting headache that we all know baking leads to. Why not take the kids on a shopping trip to pick their own equipment to keep their interests high?
Finally, one thing that’s often forgotten about is how your little loves are going to reach the food and the equipment if they are still small. We’ve all made that mistake and ended up having to lift our children up and hold them there while they do their piece. Save your back and buy your kids some stools so that they are able to see what they are doing and you don’t have to worry about any accidents in the kitchen!
Make sure that you’ve got these things in your kitchen for this summer holidays and you’ll soon be baking up delicious treats with your children and thanking yourself for making your life a little bit easier in the kitchen!