Gifts for Kids Who Like to Cook
Both of my boys love to help out in the kitchen – and I love it, too!
It’s always been important to me to help them learn how to cook and enjoy doing it. They’ve been cooking with me since they’ve been in the womb!
Teaching children to cook when they are young is so important. It’s a life skill that will greatly benefit their life.
Cooking gifts for kids are a great way to help instill a love cooking in them. I was pleasantly surprised with how many fun, inventive and captivating things they have for kids who love to cook! Hopefully, you’ll love this list just as much as I do.
Cooking Gift Ideas for Kids
Kid’s Cooking Subscription Boxes
Explore, cook, and fun together with this amazing cooking subscription filled with everything you need for a monthly activity.
From their website:
Kitchen Kid believes edible education is the essential ingredient to raising healthy, happy children. For over 7 years, our team has delighted to see learning come alive in the kitchen classroom, where kids mix math, simmer science and taste fun! Raddish adapts Kitchen Kid’s proven techniques, engaging lessons, and delightful recipes and packages them for your home kitchen.
The possibilities and ideas really are endless. You can incorporate cooking and baking with toys, books, and games.
Kid’s Cook Books
Cookbooks make great gifts and there are so many child-friendly cookbooks out there. Most books come with kid-friendly, easy recipes that help kids feel like they are doing it all on their own. It will help them learn how to read recipes and follow directions.
This is the only book designed for young children who haven’t yet learned to read. This fully illustrated cookbook comes with a complete set of color-coded measuring cups and spoons along with 25 kid-friendly recipes.
Okay, this isn’t a cookbook – but it is a cooking class designed specifically for young children. It’s an amazing way to introduce them to the kitchen and help to hone cooking skills at a young age. The course is usually around $125, but with the code CLARKS, it makes it only $100! You can check out the course and what it has to offer here.
Kid’s Cooking Tools
This comes with everything your little one needs to begin their career in baking. With bright colors and designed perfectly with a kid in mind- it’s the perfect set to help your kids start out with.
This is a great set for a budding cook – and it’s one they can take with them when they move out someday!
These cooking utensils are great for new chefs. Kids will love having them be “just their own”.
Cookie cutters are great for cookies, baking, tracing and play-doh- the possibilities are endless! You’ll find anything you need with this set that comes with 101 different shapes.
I love how this kit comes with so many different kitchen utensils- along with a handy carrying case. It will help little ones learn what different items are used for and help them feel comfortable in the kitchen.
I have my eye on this for Jack! The kid LOVES pizza!
This comes with several frosting tips that you can use to make different designs on cakes and cupcakes. The silicone cupcake liners are great to use time after time.
What kid would not love their own apron customized with their name? It is such a fun way to make cooking and baking fun!
Kid’s Cooking Appliances
This classic toy is back and better than ever in this fashionable design with the Girl Scout logo.
Your kids will love to plant their own herb garden. Not only will it be fun to watch it progress but it will them learn to care for and grow the food they eat.
These are so cute and kid-friendly. Making Popsicles is a childhood memory that I hold dear and I know so many little ones love to enjoy.
Start them out with this basic ice cream maker that will help them learn the easy steps to making ice cream all on their own.
Cooking Imaginary Play
Some of my nieces have this toy and they have loved it! It is fun for toddlers up to adults even! There is something soothing and therapeutic about slicing these wooden toys.
If your kids love Shopkins- and cooking- then they need to have this! It’s a cute little kitchen for all their Shopkins to play in.
Puzzles are a classic gift that never goes out of style and can be appreciated at any age. This cute puzzle with a cooking theme is perfect for any child that loves to cook.
This adorable cookie Christmas puzzle would be a fun addition to all the presents going under the tree.
Every chef needs a hat, right?
I love the Melissa and Dough sets and this cupcake one is no exception with its ability to decorate the cupcakes and helps them use their imagination to their fullest.
If your kid loves to cook then they need this adorable play kitchen! I think every kid needs a play kitchen and this one is so realistic and sturdy. Your kids will have endless hours of play with this!
This is something I want to get my youngest this year. Each can comes with plastic food that matches the can. It is an awesome way to help them learn to count.
If you’re looking for more than just the chef’s hat- you’ll want to get the entire outfit complete with hat, chef’s coat, and utensils.
Cindy Maudsley lives in Utah with her husband and three young daughters. Aside from writing, her passions include her family, faith, and spreading infertility awareness. She also loves a good book, Netflix binge, diet Coke and Target run