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6 kid-friendly kitchen tools for mini Master Chefs

Look out, Chef Ramsey.


Jaime Carrillo

Dot Recs

Posted on Jul 19, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 11:25 pm CDT

These tools are perfect if you want to set your little one on the road to television cooking stardom. Even if they’re camera shy, these tools are equally perfect for teaching kitchen fundamentals – and getting you and your kid cooking.

1) Kai Little chef knife ($15.93)

Chop, slice and mince with a child-friendly tool made with the same precision as mom and dad’s knives. The adorable plastic handle gives way to a rounded edge knife that is honed and ready, but safer than a regular knife. Plus, there’s an adorable little panda on the handle.

2) MasterChef Junior breakfast set ($24.95)

When your little one is ready to make their first stack of pancakes, this six-piece breakfast set will be essential for success. Each set comes with a bowl for batter, whisk for beating, citrus reamer for fresh orange juice and an egg cup.

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3) MasterChef Junior pizza cooking set ($24.95)

Everyone’s favorite food is easy to make at home, as long as you have the right tools. Each kit comes with a personal pizza pan, sauce ladle, pizza slicer and even a wood board to show off your artisanal slice.

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4) MasterChef Junior Burger set ($22.99)

Don’t succumb to the drive-thru! Your kid can be a Spongebob-level burger slinger with these handy tools. This kit comes with a bowl for mixing meat, cutting board for prepping fixings, spatula for flipping and a burger press to ensure every patty is perfection.

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5) Chefocity kids apron and chef hat ($13.49)

Perhaps the most crucial tool to being a master chef is looking the part. This set by Chefocity includes an apron for keeping tidy and a chef’s toque so your kid can proudly display their kitchen supremacy. It’s available in blue, pink, black and classic white.

6) Kidchef: The Foodie Kids Cookbook ($4.49+)

Sometimes, creativity needs to be sparked. Jump in headfirst with your little one using the recipes from Kid Chef. This little tome contains more than 75 healthy recipes as well as tips on how to keep your kitchen tidy and efficient. It’s also available digitally and in paperback.


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*First Published: Jul 19, 2017, 11:13 am CDT