Yes, we let kids use sharp knives!
In fact, sharp knives are much safer than dull knives, because you don’t need as much pressure, therefore there’s less of a chance the knife will slip and hit something it shouldn’t.
In today’s tutorial video, my kids and I demonstrate 3 different kinds of knife sharpeners, all very affordable and easy to use. Check out how easily the knives sliiiiiide through tomatoes when we’re finished!!
Find these sharpeners and all our favorite kids’ kitchen tools on our resources page. (They’re also linked in the text below.)
The goal is to get kids involved, not spend too much, and keep everyone safe and building confidence.
Let me know if you try sharpening your knives after this!
PS – Paul wants you to know that he totally likes the one he was using best now, not the one he chose in the video just because he takes time to warm up to things. 😉 Also, he’s better at remembering to sharpen knives than I am!
No time to watch the whole video? Here are the notes!
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