Let’s Play Kitchens! – Let Toys Be Toys Gift Guide

Playing kitchens is a firm favourite with many children – toddlers and older children too.

It’s very encouraging to see that the number of inclusive kitchen toys on the market seems to be growing; the toy kitchen industry seems to be moving faster than some other sectors at recognising the demand for attractive and functional toys that are free from tired old gender stereotypes.

We hope you enjoy this great selection of beautifully crafted mini kitchens, stoves, and food toys for your budding chefs.

All shops featured on this page have received the Let Toys Be Toys “Toymark award” – our good practice award for the stores that are getting it right.

1. Le Toy Van Blender Set

Le Toy Van Blender SetA great way to help get your 5-a-day and a great way to introduce kids about healthy eating.

Detachable jug, six sliceable fruits which are held together with velcro, a play knife and 2 wooden tumblers with removable toppings. Also a small dial at the base which makes a nice clicky noise as it goes round.

Start chopping, cutting & blending your way to a healthy lifestyle.

Age 3 +

£36.45 at woodentoyshack.co.uk

2. Wooden Kitchen Accessories

Wooden Kitchen AccessoriesThis fantastic wooden accessory set contains everything you need to equip your play kitchen! The 8 piece set includes a frying pan, casserole pan, and saucepan with lids, plus a spoon, slotted spatula, and oven glove.

£18.99 at thelittleland.co.uk

3. Hideaway Country Kitchen

Hideaway Country KitchenIn a few simple steps, the Hideaway Kitchen compacts to a depth of 6″, allowing it to be efficiently stored when not in use.

Offers plenty of features including a sink, a stove; an oven with pull-out rack; a dishwasher; functioning knobs, clock and more. Adult assembly required.

Age 3+

£170 at thelittletoybox.com

Kitchen with Utensils – by Djeco

4. Kitchen with Utensils – by Djeco

This charming wooden cooker comes complete with a frying pan, saucepan, utensils, salt & pepper pots and a tea towel. It would make a lovely gift for any young budding chef.

Age: 4+

£69 at rachelstoyshop.co.uk

5. Coffee Maker

Coffee MakerA lovely coffee maker ideal for every child for role play includes the coffee machine, sugar pot, milk, spoon and cup.

3 Years+

£16.50 from Funky Monkey Pants

6. ‘Fox’s Party’ Wooden Tea Set

Wooden Tea SetA charming, solid wood tea set with a scrumptious toy birthday cake – it’s perfect for pretend tea parties.

Includes a red and blue patterned tray with handles, a teapot, sugar bowl, 2 tea cups, 2 saucers, 2 spoons, 2 tea bags, and a birthday cake with candles.

£32.99 from Olive Loves Alfie

7. Ice Cream Sundaes

Ice-Cream-SundaesThis delightful set includes 4 ice-cream sundae cups and 16 pieces of fruit and ice cream to make delicious sundaes for the whole family.

£10.99 from Nurtures

8. Camper Mini Stove

Camper Mini StoveA compact cooking companion for happy campers. This painted wooden set includes a 2 ring stove with tactile clicking dials, a polka dot dixie kettle, a mug, a griddle pan, a sausage, an egg and a ketchup bottle. The stove includes a handy storage compartment and can be carried using the integral handle.

£35 from Buttercup

9. Picnic Basket

Picnic BsketMulti coloured picnic basket

£8.99 from Fergus and Fogg’s Toy Emporium

Kitchen Combo10. Kitchen Combo

A charming kitchen unit in red with pretend halogen hob, knobs that turn and a tap that swivels

£82.50 from The Learning Partnership Wales

Let Toys Be Toys gift guides

For more stereotype-free shopping, check out our Toymark directory of great inclusive retailers, read our other Gift guides, or come on over to Pinterest to see over 100 more brilliant, stereotype-free toys.

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