Today’s story is brought to you by The Motherhood on behalf of Dumb Ways JR, the new and fun way to learn about safety in the kitchen for kids!
I love spending time in the kitchen with the girls. It’s always a great bonding experience and while I have pointed out many of the dangers of the kitchen I’ve never thought to explain why. Until I introduced the girls to a new app that provided me the opportunity to do so, Dumb Ways JR Boffo’s Kitchen is a fun new way to learn about kitchen safety for the kids.
A Fun Way To Learn About Safety In The Kitchen For Kids
Emily doesn’t get a lot of screen time so she’s pretty excited when she doesn’t. I’ve downloaded apps in the past thinking they’d be in some way fun and educational only to have her just return the device to me and say “no thanks.” This was not the case with the new Dumb Ways Jr Boffo’s Breakfast.
Besides her love of being in the kitchen with me, Emily also really loves food – a girl after my own heart. Before handing off the app to her I took the time to get to know the app first hand here’s what I learned and why I shared it with her, and now you.
In Dumb Ways JR Boffo’s Breakfast your child plays personal chef to Boffo – the younger version of one of the characters in the original Dumb Ways to Die video. While making breakfast you first chop and/or grate a variety of ingredients – chef’s choice. Add in wet ingredients like butter or eggs, turn on the mixer, transfer your food to the stove and turn the burner on. But not too high or you’ll give Boffo a scare. Before serving up your creation to Boffo, kids can add condiments like ketchup, toothpaste (when I questioned Em why she was adding toothpaste to the food she said”I love eating toothpaste!”), sprinkles and more. The fun part is watching Boffo rock out while you are prepping or falling asleep if you take too long. But the best part is feeding Boffo his meal and watching for his reaction.
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