Incredible Shrinking Parents

Safe Kids staff demonstrates an oversize model kitchen

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to experience the world as a toddler again? I, for one, have gotten so used to being an adult that I completely take for granted how enormous the world must seem to little kids. Thanks to Safe Kids partners in Germany and Qatar, you don’t need magic or a time machine to have that experience.  

A few years ago, Safe Kids Germany had the wildly creative idea of building a model kitchen complete with oversized furniture to present adults with the opportunity to experience the world from a toddler’s point of view. The goal is to remind parents to keep their child’s perspective in mind in order to make the home environment safe for their children.

Following the success of the model kitchen in Germany, Qatar followed suit and developed its own model kitchen. Adults are free to climb and explore, and kids are welcome, too. I’m excited to share photos of this fun and interactive exhibit with you.