servin’ up some pretend food toys

Yummy fun starts with learnin’ all about different foods, where they come from and how all their favorite foods are made. Whether they’re picky eaters or super adventurous, there’s a pretend food toy that’ll get them excited for the next meal. They might even want to cook along with you with their own little toys as you whip up their favorites! The world’s best chef might be in your living room, just give ’em the tools and understanding they need to use their imaginations and create delicious dishes for everyone! But first, of course, they just gotta play!

Chef Role Play Costume — Melissa & Doug
Chef Role Play Costume — Melissa & Doug

Every little chef needs a kitchen-ready outfit. The Chef Role Play Costume comes with a chef’s jacket and hat, perfect for getting them in the mood to cook up loads of play. The jacket comes with a pocket to hold the included measuring spoons and wooden utensils. Put on the oven mitt to take out all the hot goodies and serve ’em up! But don’t forget the nametag—all those hungry diners will want to know who to compliment for the tasty treats they’ve been served.

Shop ’n Learn Smart Breakfast — Little Tikes
Shop ’n Learn Smart Breakfast — Little Tikes

The most important meal of the day comes packed with a whole lotta play! The Shop ’n Learn Smart Breakfast comes with their daily value of fun with a peelable banana, orange juice cup, eggshell with rubbery yolk and more. When food items are placed on the electronic pan, it will sizzle! Give breakfast a flip with the spatula then serve it up on the included plate. Use the pretend maple syrup to cover all that yummy food and get the day started with all their breakfast faves!

Disney Princess Style Collection Coffee Maker — Jakks Pacific
Disney Princess Style Collection Coffee Maker — Jakks Pacific

What’s brewin’? With the Disney Princess Style Collection Coffee Maker, lots of fun! Load up one of the pretend coffee pods, place the to-go cup underneath and press the button to hear the pretend coffee brew! This modern take on a classic kitchen staple is great for kiddos who want to start the day with a jolt of fun. Fill up the cup with their favorite drink and they’re ready to take on the day with some freshly brewed play!

65-piece Food Set — KidKraft
65-piece Food Set — KidKraft

Burgers and cookies and pie, oh my! The 65-piece food set by KidKraft has all courses covered with a wide variety of food including fruits, veggies, pies, condiments and more. There are loads of options to satisfy every palette, and every dish served comes with a side of a whole lot of fun! Get their imaginations sizzlin’ as they pretend to snack on yummy foods with some of their best plush friends!

Farm to Stand Market — Fisher-Price
Farm to Stand Market — Fisher-Price

All-natural fun! The Farm to Stand Market lets kids play with organic pretend food with a farm stand to place their healthy crops! The set includes pretend veggies like carrots, kale, tomatoes and more. Two planters give let ’em know how these delicious goodies get to the farm stand, then they can use the pretend money to sell their crops and keep their loot in the money box. If your family prefers an organic approach to cooking and cuisine, or you just want to expose them to healthier food options, the Farm to Stand Market is a great start!

Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill — LeapFrog
Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill — LeapFrog

Let’s fire up some fun with the Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill! This adorable grill can teach ’em about food, numbers and colors with three modes: Learn, Play and Music. Place one of the included eight food items on the grill and it will recognize the names and colors! Turn the skewer to hear the grill count from one to ten. As they play, the grill will make sizzling and cooking sounds. And don’t worry! The Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill also comes with safety warnings like “Careful. The grill’s hot!” Use the plates to serve up some yummy pretend BBQ dishes or, if they need some cooking tips, press the star button for grilling suggestions!

New Sprouts Cookout — Learning Resources
New Sprouts Cookout — Learning Resources

It’s time for a cookout! Grab some plates and load ’em up with hotdogs, chips, corn on the cob, an ice cream sandwich and more with the Learning Resources New Sprouts Cookout set. Everything looks so yummy when placed on the blue plates! Use the condiment stand to load up the delicious meals with pretend ketchup or mustard. They can be placed in the caddy when not used and for storage. This colorful and tasty set will introduce them to some summertime food faves and hungry for lots of play!

Cutting Food Play Food Set — Melissa & Doug
Cutting Food Play Food Set — Melissa & Doug

Chop chop chop! The Cutting Food Play Food Set lets kids get a more realistic understanding of the preparation that goes into making all those tasty meals. Eight pieces of wooden food including watermelon, bread, carrots and more can be sliced into 27 sections. The food is held together by self-stick adhesives that makes real crunching sounds as they use the wooden knife and board to chop ’em all up! They can serve up their food as whole items or in parts, but no matter which they choose, they’ll be dishin’ out hearty play all day.

70-piece Baking Set — Black and Decker
70-piece Baking Set — Black and Decker
$39.99

A lot of little sweeties have big sweet tooths. They can start to develop an interest in baking with the 70-piece Baking Set, filled with so many treats and sweets they’ll love! Place the apron on and get to work mixin’ and makin’ pretend goodies with a rolling pin, toy mixer, spatula, tongs and more. The set also includes pretend baking supplies like brownie mix, cake mix, sugar, flour and more. Use the ingredients, grab the oven mitt and serve up some cupcakes, cookies, donuts and other pretend sweet treats for a full belly of play!

27-piece Cookware Set Modern Metallics — KidKraft
27-piece Cookware Set Modern Metallics — KidKraft

They’ve got all sorts of pretend food items to serve up…but what will they serve them in? The 27-piece Cookware Set Modern Metallics has them covered! The set includes a pot, pan, plates, bowls, cups and utensils to make and present every course the way they’d like so their pretend culinary skills can be fully appreciated! Made from durable plastic, it’s okay if an accident or two happens—this set can withstand the toughest little kitchen!