Take a break from puddle jumping and mud pies to enjoy fun stuff for kids and for the young at heart.
1. JUNIOR APRON
Use natural dyes to tie-dye mini white aprons found at LeRoux. Your little chef will have fun making and wearing it. $14.99
2. KID O CUTTING FRUIT
Food makes fractions more fun. Find this at The Toy Box in VH. $25.95
3. CHOP CHOP MAGAZINE
A cooking magazine for families with kid-friendly recipes, articles, puzzles and more. Visit: chopchopmag.org.
4. RATATOUILLE (2007)
Dinner & a movie! Watch this Disney-Pixar movie and follow Remy the French Rat’s journey to becoming a chef. Turn to page 15 for eV’s Ratatouille recipe. Check local libraries.
5. MINI KITCHEN TOOLS
Child’s first cutting board, knife and whisk by Joyce Chen. Functional, adorable and safe. Available at LeRoux.
Find them at Mardell’s in VH, Granite Ace Hardware in Edgartown and Island thrift stores.
7. PIRATE SHIP CAKE PAN
This heavy cast aluminum pirate pan is perfect for breads, molded desserts and cakes. The end result is so much fun, you’ll have to fend off the scallywags who will try and devour your booty. Yarr! $32.
from: “Very Berry”
Berry stains are no problem when you’re wearing a berry-print apron from Alley’s General Store in West Tisbury, (508) 693-0088. From $19.99–$29.99.