Kids in the Kitchen

When should your child start using a knife in the kitchen?

Why get the kids in the kitchen with you?  Besides getting to spend quality time together, you foster your child’s independence, your child learns about food preparation and kitchen safety, and your child gets to actively participate in providing for…

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5 Easy Morning Routine Tips for Back to School

Wow!  Can you believe it?  It's back to school time already!  Now whether your little ones have already started their new school year or it's just a few days/weeks away, I know we all are trying to find ways to…

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Creating Your Own At-Home Summer Camp

Hi Friends...Hope you're have a great summer! It's Toria from the Step Stool Chef and we have been having a fantastic summer.  This summer, we have done something a little different and decided to hold our own summer camp at…

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Simple Recipes Kids Can Make By Age

Hi There - It's Toria again! My 8 year old son and I are committed to inspiring and celebrating kid being leaders in the kitchen.  Not only does cooking with kids build healthy habits, we also believe that cooking is a…

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Top 7 Kitchen Safety Tips to Teach Your Kids

Hi Friends!  It's Toria with the Step Stool Chef!  The Step Stool Chef focuses on building kid leadership & confidence through cooking.  My job is to make cooking with your kids… easy for you and empowering for them. I have been cooking…

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Kitchen Chores for Kids by Age

There are many kitchen chores you kids can do! Read below to find a printable chart with kitchen chores for kids by age.   Parents often underestimate how much their kids can do. When my daughter first started at a…

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How to make your night before Christmas MAGICAL!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! It's Toria from The Step Stool Chef. I'm so excited that Christmas is just right around the corner. It has always been such a magical time of the year.  It seems there’s so little magic in…

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Chocolate Dipped Oranges

Kids Kitchen Activity: Chocolate Dipped Oranges! Living in Utah, our winter fruit choices have been limited.  We generally eat a lot of apples, bananas, and oranges, but not much else.  While it's still possible to find other fruit, it usually…

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5 Ways to Involve your Kids THIS Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just right around the corner.  As you keep busy with planning and prepping, involving your kids can make the holiday more meaningful and great for family bonding.  Here are 5 fun and creative ways your kids can take a…

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10 Healthy After School Snacks Kids Can Make Themselves!

  After a busy day at school, the first thing those kiddos need (after a hug!) is a little snack boost...and the last thing you want to do is fix another meal while you are getting dinner together! Here's a…

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