Chef's Knives for Kids
When kids help in the kitchen, they need real tools—not toys. Which knives are safe, effective, and comfortable for children?
What We Learned
Standard 8-inch chef's knives are too big for most kids, so we were pleased when we discovered kid-size versions a few years ago. These knives have handles designed for smaller hands, shorter 2- to 4-inch metal or plastic blades, and built-in safety features such as blunt cutting edges or finger guards. With more on the market and a team of test cooks busy at work on our upcoming se...