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Get Cooking in a Play Kitchen

Sets that encourage creativity, learning and fun are on the menu!


Want to get a toy for your preschooler that will allow them to exercise their creative muscles and help them explore their limitless imaginations all while learning important skills like basic math and vocabulary building as well as social etiquette like taking turns and sharing? Consider investing in a play kitchen. More than just a place where pretend play happens (and that is certainly important), play kitchens allow your little one to practice being in a social situation with endless opportunities -- like playing "house" or "restaurant." As they manipulate plastic food and utensils, they'll learn new words and all about shapes, size and colors -- important early academic lessons that will help them down the line. Best of all, play kitchens offer a chance for family fun.

These top play kitchens run the gamut in price and size so you are sure to find something that fits your space and budget.

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KidKraft Cook Together KitchenKidKraft Cook Together KitchenStep2 Lifestyle PartyTime KitchenStep2 Lifestyle PartyTime KitchenLittle Tikes Super Chef Play KitchenLittle Tikes Super Chef KitchenFisher-Price Grow with Me Play KitchenFisher-Price Grow with Me Kitchen
American Plastic Toys Homestyle Play Kitchen CenterAmerican Plastic Toys Homestyle Kitchen CenterMelissa & Doug Classic Deluxe Play KitchenMelissa & Doug Classic Deluxe KitchenFisher-Price Dora the Explorer: Dora's Talking KitchenFisher-Price Dora the Explorer: Dora's Talking KitchenStep2 Grand Walk-In Play KitechenStep2 Grand Walk-In Kitchen
Wonderworld Eco-Friendly Cooking CenterWonderworld Eco-Friendly Cooking CenterStep2 Lifestyle Deluxe Kitchen Step2 Lifestyle Deluxe Kitchen Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Talk 'n Play KitchenMickey Mouse Clubhouse Talk 'n Play KitchenPlay Kitchen: Little Tikes Play Smarter Cook 'N Learn KitchenLittle Tikes Play Smarter Cook 'N Learn Kitchen
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