We’ve had a lot of play food in our house, and a couple of play kitchens. When it comes to the different sets, we’ve found a few sets over the past few years from brands that are made well, outlast, and have continued play value. Here are some of the best food and accessory sets that you’re going to find for play kitchens.
Green Toys Tea Set | The Green toy tea set is one of those toys you’re going to buy one time, and going to play with for an entire childhood (well, as long as you’re able to keep track of all of the pieces). We’ve had our tea set
HAPE Playfully Delicious Sushi | The Fresh sushi and two pairs of chopsticks are all you need for a delicious dinner, no cooking necessary. Youngsters will enjoy playing sushi chef with a friend or enlightening a stuffed animal’s pallet, and it’s a fun way to play take-out, at home.
Green Toys Cupcake Set | From our favourite toy-maker, comes a toy set that can be mixed matched and played with in the kitchen, and even used for matching and counting, out of the kitchen.
HAPE Waffles Food Set | This fun, durable, wooden designed set includes includes sliced strawberry toppings, a plate and prongs, removable waffle pieces and a bottle of maple syrup. With 12 pieces, you can easily
Learning Resources Complete Food Set | Usually available at Costco, in a set of three baskets filled with food – this value beats every price that you’re going to find online. If you’ve missed the short window to buy the Learning Resources food though, you can find a complete set that’s worth the price, on Amazon. The food is high quality, will last for five years + and is completely plastic, for great durability and comes in a fun variety of options.
Green Toys Sandwich Set | A fun, 15-piece, stackable, mix-and-match play food set comes with all the fixings to create two complete sandwiches, perfect for lunch dates at home. Our favourite part of the green toys collection of food? You can toss them a dishwasher basket and clean them in the dishwasher!
Learning Resources Salad Set | Let’s make a salad! This set can easily teach the concepts of serving and sharing. The pieces in the set are soft, durable, and comes with a full assortment of play food
Scoop n Stack Ice Cream | This fun playset is durable, from Melissa and Doug, and lets you create different scoops of ice cream, in many different flavour combinations. It’s perfect for the play kitchen, the ice cream shop, and fun pretend play.
Metal Cookware Set | Ikea has fantastic kitchen accessories, at wonderful prices. The cookware set comes with four pieces, the metal is durable for easy washing and the kids love playing with these (and banging them around).
Felt Shopping Basket | Another Ikea gem, actually you can just add all of the Ikea kitchen tools to the list of things that you’re going to want to add to the kids play kitchen, this one comes filled with food that’s perfect for quiet time play – it’s felt!