Zoo Tools

Fraternity boys might like AnimalHouse's Monkey Peeler and Punk-U-Pine Scrubber, but so will kids (from $8 for peeler;

Smiling Spoons

Zak! Designs's bright and cheerful Happy Spoons are made of sturdy melamine ($5 each;

Safe Grater

The soft plastic handle on Williams-Sonoma Kids's grater helps prevent slips; a protective cover reduces the risk of scrapes ($15;>