Kid-friendly shelf with plates, bowls, glasses and food preparation tools

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Butcher block island w/ book shelves

5 Great Tips for Creating a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

Three things I love here: butcher block island, bookshelf for cookbooks under island, and chalkboard paint on giant cabinets.

Even before the last meal's dishes have dried, the cry comes: "I'm hungry!" Let the kids cure their own snack attacks by placing some plastic dishes and snacks in a designated self-service area. Select the items together and put them in a lower cabinet or on a low shelf in the refrigerator so the kids can easily reach them. Add a few rules if you need to--such as no eating an hour before dinner. And keep a cloth towel or a roll of paper towels down low as well for self-service cleanup.

A few wonderful ideas on how to turn your kitchen into a more kid friendly space!

Dogs can dine in style with built-in dog bowls at the base of a kitchen island designed by Artisan Kitchens Inc. in Osterville, Mass. Drawers with dog bone cutouts conceal pet food and treats.

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The Classic Kid-Friendly Kitchen | Easy

The Classic Kid-Friendly Kitchen

the marble backsplash extended up to the ceiling. Open shelves make a kitchen feel more spacious and airy. Also cheaper than wall-hung cabinets - these white shelves with metal brackets are from IKEA.

Wanting a home that encouraged fun and creativity, a younger family turned to French and French Interiors to make their vision a reality. Drawing on a mix of furniture, vibrant patterns and unexpected, kid-friendly accents, the designers transformed this white-walled home into a colorful retreat for the whole family.

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dark cabinets  & shelves on other side of window

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For kid-friendly kitchen designs, keep the cooktop out of traffic areas so children don't catch handles and cause spills when running through. Also, make the refrigerator accessible to both passersby and people working in cooking and cleanup areas.

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