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Do you remember helping bake a cake as a child? For a child to be able to help or watch parents inn the kitchen and be part of the real world is a great way to teach them independence and involve them in your daily routines. Kitchen Helpers or Learning Towers are an excellent addition in a household with toddlers as they bring your child to counter height.
Benefits of a Learning Tower
- Gives child opportunity to be part of your cooking, cleaning, working in the kitchen
- Child gains independence by being able to go to counter height by climbing onto or off the tower themselves
- Compared to a chair or stool, a kitchen helper tower offers more safety from falling and is build for toddlers to stand on
Adjustable Learning Tower
This Kitchen Tower has an adjustable top step and climbing step making it perfect for your child through different ages. It is handmade of wood and comes in different colors to choose from. With its simple, clean design it can is no eye sore in the kitchen. The bars on the top front and top back are great to keep the child safe and give support in case of leaning forward or backward.
Guidecraft Classic Kitchen Helper
Looking for a helper that you can fold and store very easily? With this you have a very cute style for your little one with the cut outs on the sides. You can choose from different colors but the best thing is the safety features. The front and back have a net to keep your child from falling off or slipping through the opening.
SDADI Kitchen Stool
This is a more affordable kitchen helper for toddlers. It also has a rail in the back to protect the child from falling backwards and will get your child to counter height to help or watch you in the kitchen.
Things To Consider When Using a Kitchen Helper
Teach your child how to use the tower. While learning towers are made to be safer for kids to stand on, you might still need to make sure they know not to jump or go too wild while on it.
Consider how many kids you have. If you have multiple toddlers that might want to use the kitchen helper, teach them to switch sometimes. You could also get two or check the weight limit and sizing, perhaps two kids can fit on it.
Keep in mind what they can reach. Allowing your child access to the countertop also allows them access to anything they can reach from there.
Measure your space. Make sure you have extra space around the kitchen helper so that your child can easily climb on it and you also have room to maneuver around it.