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 What kinds of kitchen tools are okay for children to use?

On this page is a list of recommendations and some items that you may not have thought of to use as a kitchen tool.

  • Pizza wheel

Cutting sandwiches

Slicing lunchmeat

  • Egg slicer

Slice fruit like bananas, kiwi,

and vegetables Other soft foods

  • Brushes

Paint brushes (new) painting on food

Pastry brush for brushing on oil, frosting

  • Scissors

Cutting meats, lettuce, green onions, fruit roll ups

  • Rolling pin

Crush cookies, crackers, candy

Roll out dough

  • Straws

For kabobs (hard plastic kind)

Making holes

  • Cookie cutter

Cookie shapes       

Cutting sandwiches


Cutting cake

  • Bowls
  • Spoons
  • Forks
  • Butter knives
  • Measuring cups for dry and liquid
  • Measuring spoons for dry and liquid
  • Cutting board (I like the plastic disposables)

They can be used more than once

Make great individual work stations

  • Ice cream scoop / melon baller

Scooping out melon balls

Cookie dough

Mashed potatoes

Making balls

  • Brillo pads (PLASTIC ONLY)

Instead of peelers

  • Cheese grater

Grate cheese

    “    Apples

         Cinnamon sticks


  • Whisk

Mix drink recipes

Beat eggs

Mix liquid ingredients

  • String

Tie bundles instead of toothpicks

  • Brown paper bags  New & clean

For cooling

For absorbing grease

Mixing dry ingredients (cheese popcorn)

For drying

  • Food gloves
  • Aprons
  • Hair nets or chef hats
  • Wax paper
  • Plastic bags

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