Play Kitchens & Fake Food for Little Cooks

Playing kitchen may be a classic childhood pastime, but today’s pretend kitchens, faux food and toy cooking gadgets have come a long way. They look sleek, modern and now — and even follow the trends (felt macarons, anyone?) Click through our guide to see what you should put on your shopping list.

Melissa and Doug Stir and Serve Cooking Utensils

Mini chefs in the making can whip, sift, stir, mix, flip and scoop with this professional-looking utensil set from Melissa and Doug. The whisk, ladle, spoon, pasta server and slotted spoon are made from stainless steel and wood, and even come with their own utensil holder.

Available online at, $12.99


What does your kiddo love to play kitchen with? Share in the Comments!

— Ashley Jonas


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