Why wouldn't the time you spend in the kitchen also be pleasant for the baby? Assign a cupboard or a shelf for your baby, and he will be happy to help you cook in his own way.
- A baby can play with pots, pans, lids, and spoons for hours. This will also soothe the baby's desire to make some noise. Be smart and choose a wooden spoon!
- Spur the baby's desire to explore by turning a pot upside down. What's hiding under the pot? What's hiding under the lid?