Pretend Play Kitchens

Cooking Fun for Kids With Pretend Play Kitchens

Children learn a lot from playing. A kids’ kitchen playset can teach children how to cook, clean, role play, and use their imaginations in new ways. A children's play kitchen set can be used inside or outside the home.

Choosing your play kitchen

When it comes to choosing the right used play kitchen for you, there are a few different things to consider:

  • Cost: Cost is a big factor in choosing new and used play kitchen sets for sale on eBay. Keep in mind that you don't just want the lowest price; you want a good value for your money.
  • Size: Used play kitchens come in different shapes and sizes. If you are planning to put the kitchen in a certain place in your home, you will need to make sure you choose a kitchen that will fit. See the manufacturer site for details. You also want to make sure the kitchen is the right size for the age of your children.
  • Accessories: Some play kitchens come with accessories. They may include dishes, food, utensils, and other items that can be played with alongside the kitchen. If you don't want to buy the accessories separately, you can choose a play kitchen with accessories included.
What are the different types of play kitchens available?

These are some of the different types:

  • Playhouse kitchens: These kitchens are designed to look like they belong in a kid’s playhouse or dollhouse. These often have a feminine design and color, but you may also be able to find neutral options as well.
  • Grills: There are play kitchens that include grills. They look like outdoor grills and are an alternative to traditional play kitchens that only have a sink and a stove top.
  • Restaurant kitchens: These kitchens are designed to look like commercial kitchens and may even feature the names and logos of well-known restaurants.
What are some common brands of kids' kitchens?

There are many different brands of affordable play kitchens available on eBay. Knowing a little more about each brand can help you choose one.

  • Step2: The Step2 brand makes several different models of play kitchens. Choose from options such as baking kitchens, grilling kitchens, and kitchens of all different colors.
  • KidKraft: KidKraft kitchens come in fun shapes and are often painted in neutral colors so that they are suitable for everyone.
  • Melissa & Doug: Melissa & Doug kitchens have a lot of moving pieces to keep kids busy. They also come with accessories.
  • American Plastic: These kitchens come in different designs and colors. They also come in different sizes, making them suitable for kids of all ages.
  • Fisher-Price: This brand makes a variety of different play kitchens and accessories. They are designed to spark kids' imaginations.