Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Kids Who Like to Cook

Do you have a child who loves to cook – whether it be the pretend, imaginary play version or the real thing? Here are some stocking stuffer suggestions for encouraging their interest…

~ Apron

~ Child sized oven glove

~ Safety knife – we have a KiddiKutter

~ Small rolling pin

~ Small tongs and whisk

~ Their own set of measuring cups

~ Some fun biscuit/cookie cutters

~ Egg timer

~ A set of kitchen scales

~ Fun egg cups

~ Jelly moulds

~ Bright and colourful cupcake wrappers

~ A fun plate, bowl and cup set

~ A picnic set

~ Sandwich cutters or punches

~ Colourful tea towels (after all they have to learn to clean up as well!)

~ A child friendly cookbook like Cooking Art by MaryAnn F. Kohl & Jean Potter

~ Packets of vegetable seeds, gardening gloves and a small spade

~ Homemade playdough in a variety of colours and ‘flavours’ – try scenting your playdough with spices or essences

~ Wooden or felt play food

~ A book or felt board story of The Little Red Hen or The Gingerbread Man

~ Shopping List or Crazy Chefs game by Orchard Toys

Be sure to also check out the previous collections of stocking stuffer ideas;


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  1. You, my dear, are full of fantastic ideas! I wish I could gve my child everything but I’ll have to keep this idea for next year! Themed stock stuffers… so have to do that as a tradition!

  2. Rachel O. says:

    What about books like “Stone Soup” or “Pancakes for Breakfast”? Those are cooking classics.

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