December 6, 2016

Modern Play Kitchens & Accessories

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Um. So…this was way more fun than I thought it would be. In fact, I had so much fun rounding up these play kitchens that I completely blew our whole Christmas budget and bought one of them for the kids. Whoops! I don’t feel too bad about it though, because anything that equals some creative play and possible moments of calm is worth forking over the moola for. Can I get an AMEN?

Not to mention, they are modern and attractive¬†– not anything like the ugly plastic ones that stick out like a sore thumb in your home (yes, we have had one…and once one of the doors fell off, mama accidentally “lost” the kitchen). These are toys that may actually compliment your decor. Can I get an HALLELUJAH?

Shop Play Kitchens

Shop Accessories

 

I can’t wait for the kids to walk out and see their set on Christmas morning. eeeek! I’m like a kid…and if they don’t play with it, I WILL.

Cheers,
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  • Megan
    December 6, 2016

    We have a KidKraft kitchen and love it! They are great looking and really sturdy. But they take a good long while to put together, so if you want to surprise the kiddies Christmas morning…don’t wait till the kids go to sleep on Christmas Eve unless all nighters are your thing!

    • Veve
      December 6, 2016

      I was justing going to say the same thing! Lol. Lots of pieces and super time consuming. Good luck!

      • Allison
        December 6, 2016

        Amen, here. Took me 3 days to do it alone – but LOVE it!!!!

        • Christa
          December 6, 2016

          HAHA! We waited until Christmas Eve…and I was super sick prego, so my husband was up almost all night putting it together himself. Do not wait like we did!

          • Lisa
            December 7, 2016

            Ditto all of the above, plus it can fall over if you don’t anchor it to a wall. Awesome kitchen though! We got it in red last year and the kids still love it!

  • vk
    December 6, 2016

    this is a great selection but any reason you didn’t include the ikea play kitchen? it’s pretty simple and doesn’t have a huge footprint – my sister in law has it and loves it.

    • lilchickshan
      December 7, 2016

      I was totally going to make the same comment. We got the IKEA one last year for my daughter’s 2nd birthday and it was in our living room and people kept being like, wait, that’s a play kitchen? It is still getting a ton of play, and I love the closing doors for putting the stuffs in after play to keep the room looking clean. We also got the pizza set shown and it was a big hit until we had to hide the toppings for kid 2 (9 months old) until she stops putting everything in her mouth.

    • Nicole
      December 7, 2016

      We don’t have their kitchen (my old one from the 80’s looks brand new, so…), but ikea’s kitchen accessories are fabulous for the price–fabric veggies, pots, etc.

    • Melkorka
      December 7, 2016

      That is what we are getting my 20 month old daughter this christmas! it is very affordable ($79.99 with IKEA FAMILY this month) and I bought her a bunch of handmade felt food on etsy, along with the Melissa and Doug Pot set… I am super looking forward to her being preoccupied with her own kitchen while I am cooking in the real kitchen! Although this roundup is super adorable too!

      • lilchickshan
        December 8, 2016

        Truthfully, my 2 year old at the time (now 3) never wanted to play with it while I was in the kitchen. She always wanted to help me in the kitchen still. But, then when she was doing free play, I’d hear her repeating things we’d done in the real kitchen…. “The muffins need to go in the oven to cook and then will be hot.” “Mix carefully *said while stirring imaginary muffin mix in a bowl* and keep it in the bowl!” etc. It’s really cute, but not as helpful as her playing while I cook, like I too had hoped!!

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