by: brianyee0Posted on: January 15, 2010January 15, 2010 Perfect Spot for Kids to Help Cook This is a great idea from Parent Hacks. Â When kids are helping with mixing and measuring, put the bowl over the open dishwasher door. Â When you’re done — close it and the dishwasher wash cycle will clean up the mess. Â Done. Â Easy. Link.