Getting your child a wooden play kitchen set is one of the best ways to engage them in pretend play.
If your child likes to watch you while you cook, this could be one of the best things you could get them.
Choosing one isn’t all that easy, however. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best products on the market. Your child is sure to love any one of these.
Top Choice: Teamson Kids – Little Chef Marseille Retro Play Kitchen – White
This L-shaped kitchen set has a white and gold theme that is simply elegant. It could probably give your kitchen a run for its money.
It has two very real stovetops. When you put a pot or pan on them, they give a red light as though they were real and even give a boiling sound.
This kitchen set has a microwave that is quite real as well. When you place something in, it will light up just like a real one.
There is also a cabinet, as well as a refrigerator with a dispenser. It has an oven with a see-through door and a sink with a faucet. There are also cooking utensils and a pot and pan.
- Beautiful theme
- Multiple features
- Appliances that give realistic working sounds
- You’ll need to buy pretend food and some tools to make it really enjoyable
KidKraft Vintage Kitchen – White
This pretend-play set features a refrigerator and a freezer. The refrigerator has an ice machine on it. It has a faucet and a plastic sink that can easily be removed to clean.
There is also a microwave, cabinet, and an oven. The oven has doors than can open and shut just like real ones. It even has a see-through door just like the microwave does. There is also a cupboard beneath the sink as well as one above it. The cupboard and cabinet doors open and shut very easily.
There are also two burners for cooking. More excitingly, there is a cordless phone with a phone stand. The drawers that are fitted in slide in and out just like real ones.
The knobs actually turn to give a realistic operation. It is totally packed with features.
- Packed with features
- Easy to assemble
- Removable sink for cleaning
- The dull white theme is a bit boring
Teamson Kids – Florence Wooden Play Kitchen with Accessories
Teamson Kids is well known for quality toys that delight children and toddlers and this is no different. This kitchen set which measures 21.50″ x 11.63″ x 38.00″ is sure to delight your child.
It features a lot of exciting accessories. It has a cordless phone that your child could use to make pretend calls. It has a lot of kitchen accessories such as a spatula, 3 plastic shakers, and a frying pan. There are even burners for cookers. Beneath the burner, there is also an oven.
Of course, there is a microwave with buttons for timing. It also features a clock at the very top.
This kitchen set features a faucet and a sink to make it even more exciting. On the top and the bottom of the sink, there are cupboards that your child can open.
- Nice and exciting colors
- Lots of exciting features
- Cordless phone
- Made of more plastic than wood
Hape Play Kitchen for Toddlers
This pretend-play cooking set has a beautiful red theme. It features an oven, a stovetop, faucet, and a cupboard.
What makes it so cute is the little cooking items such as the ladle, fork, knife, and the spatula all made from beautiful wood with purple handles. The pots have similar designs. The frying pan is made of wood and so is the pot. It even comes with plates.
The oven has a see-through door to make it even more realistic. The knobs on the oven make it easy for your little chef to cook.
To make it better, they offer a 100 percent refund if you are not pleased with your buy.
- Made of quality wood
- 100 percent refund if you’re not pleased
- Lots of accessories
- Frying pan and pot are made of wood
Teamson Kids – Little Chef Florence Classic Kids Play Kitchen
This cooking set is the upgraded version of the other Teamson set we looked at. The main difference lies in the theme. While the other had a blue theme, this is more mature-looking and comes in burlywood color.
It features the cordless phone, burner tops, and the oven. The oven has a see-through door.
This variant comes with a spatula, fork, and a spoon. This cooking playset has a salt shaker, a pepper shaker, and a spice shaker. The faucet and the sink are also present and the sink is removable.
There is a clock for time and openable drawers and cupboards.
- Mature look
- Various features
- Made of quality wood
- Few utensils
Hape My Creative Cookery Club Kid’s Wooden Play Kitchen
This green-themed cooking toy set could be the dream toy for your child. It has an oven with a see-through door and a stove for cooking. There is also a cupboard, a stovetop, and a sink and faucet.
What makes this pretend play set really exciting is the play foods that come with it. You have slices of bread, cheese, potatoes, mushrooms, eggs, pizza, and salt and pepper shakers.
Then, your toddler has knives, spoons, spatulas, and other items to help you cook. There is also a pot and a frying pan.
- Easy to assemble
- Includes lots of toy food
- Less realistic
Hape Multi-function Kitchen
This red and white themed oven is overflowing with features. Above the stovetop, there is a range hood.
Between the range hood and the stovetop, there are hooks for hanging pots, pans, and cooking cutleries. This model comes with a saucepan, frying pan, ladle, and a spatula all made of realistic aluminum.
It has an oven with see-through doors that opens like a real one. There are also turning knobs above the oven. On one side there is a refrigerator and at the other, a cupboard.
There is also a faucet and the sink above the cupboard.
- Very attractive
- Lots of features
- Quality cookware
- Lots of space
- Interactive cookware
Pricier than the others but definitely worth it
Hape Kids All-in-1 Wooden Play Kitchen with Accessories
This all-in-one kitchen set has basically everything. It has a microwave with a timer and a coffee maker on one side. The microwave actually makes a ‘ding’ sound when the food is heated through.
There is a sink with a faucet on another side. There is also an oven with realistic knobs and a see-through door.
That’s not all. It also features a smoke detector, an actual light bulb, and a recycling area. This model also features two stovetops for your little chef to multitask.
It also has a dishwasher and cooking utensils. There are storage cupboards to keep various things in.
- Very beautiful theme
- Almost every feature you can think about
- Very mature looking and realistic
- Large with enough space to store other things
- A bit pricy but more than worth it.