Question: How do you entertain a toddler when cooking?

How do you manage a toddler when cooking?

Top 10 Tips for Cooking with Toddlers and Kids

  1. Start small, really small. …
  2. Encourage Play! …
  3. It’s ok to lose your patience. …
  4. Make recipes YOU want to eat. …
  5. Make up songs for simple tasks. …
  6. Feel comfortable with the recipe. …
  7. Be VERY prepared! …
  8. Take a break.

What do you do with baby while cooking?

Tip: If baby-wearing while cooking makes you uncomfortable, try securing your baby in their car-seat carrier or stroller in the kitchen while you cook. Seat older babies in their high chair in the kitchen and give them a few spoons or cups to play with while you cook.

How do I keep my toddler busy?

Ways to Keep Young Kids Busy When You Can Barely Keep Up

  1. Play ‘Don’t wake the dragon’ …
  2. Send them on a mini scavenger hunt. …
  3. Use sensory bins. …
  4. Build a bored box. …
  5. Play a silly guessing game. …
  6. Use painter’s tape. …
  7. Take to the tub. …
  8. Create a washing station.

How do you keep kids entertained for dinner?

How to Keep Your Kids Busy at a Restaurant

  1. I Spy. You will see this on a lot of my lists because it is so easy to play anywhere. …
  2. Dining Out Printables. …
  3. Straw Wrapper Worms. …
  4. Straw Wrapper Roses. …
  5. Knives and Sugar Packet Tic Tac Toe. …
  6. Snacks. …
  7. Order Dessert. …
  8. Family Dinner Conversation.
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Where should I put my baby when busy?

Lay him down on his back or stomach at waking times. Lay your baby down on different textures and put toys around him, encouraging him to reach out, roll over and start moving. The toys should differ in colour, shape, size and texture and some should make a noise when moved, rolled or pressed.