A kids kitchen set will come in various styles and models. Many kitchens can have a modern, retro, themed or vintage style. Some of the models can come with a refrigerator, microwave, stove, removable kitchen sink and dishwasher. All of these components build the kitchen a lot of realistic and fun to play with. Parents can also buy additional items like a coffee pot, coffee cups, tea kettle, tea cups, dinnerware sets, cookware, smoothie maker, toaster, blender and mixer.
Most play kitchens are made of plastic or wood. While, plastic is also a less expensive option, they tend to be awkward and bulky that makes the kitchen unrealistic and rather boring. On the other hand, wood kitchens have a lot of important details and are very sturdy. This makes it a well-liked option among parents.
Single Unit Kitchen – this type of pretend play kitchen is designed in such a way that a stove, an oven, a sink and the rest of the appliances are placed in a single unit. This type of kitchen set comes with a front as well as a back and can be simply placed against a wall. This type of kitchen is either made from wood or plastic and mostly needs to be assembled together.
Table Top Toy Kitchen – A table top toy kitchen is meant with portability in mind. This type of kitchen set is small in size and has got 2 burner stoves. It can easily be placed on a table, a shelf as well as on the floor. This is good for a toddler who is always following you around the house while you’re performing your daily tasks.
Complete Kitchen Play Set – a complete kitchen set comes with different appliances and consists of stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and a sink.
With a play kitchen, your child can have lots of pretend activities to do. They’ll pretend to bake cookies, prepare a dinner, wash dishes, host a tea party, unload the dishwasher and place plates away in the kitchen cabinets. They will be able to learn what not to touch in a real kitchen like a hot stove, hot water or knives. A kitchen can provide them with a sense of responsibility and better self-esteem.