What's the Right Size Knife for Kids?

What's the Right Size Knife for Kids?

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Kelli Foster
Jun 24, 2015
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Q: My nine-year-old daughter loves to help in the kitchen. She's confident enough to use a knife, but my big chef's knife is too big for her, and my paring knife is too small. What size or style of knife is right for my tiny chef?

Sent by Amy

Editor: Amy, it's so great that your daughter enjoys helping out in the kitchen and that you're getting her involved. I agree that finding the right size knife is important. It's also important to remember that sharp knives are always safer than dull knives.

Readers, what size knife do you think is most appropriate for Amy's daughter?

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