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Little Tikes Cook ‘n Grow Kitchen + Giveaway

Even though having more little ones in my house is still in the who-knows-how-long-it’s-gonna-be future, I can’t resist toys that I know will be loved and played with for years! Thus, the Little Tikes Cook ‘n Grow Kitchen found its way into my living room.

This is a unique modern-styled play kitchen that it can be assembled into two different height configurations, one for toddlers and one for preschoolers.

STAGE ONE: Toddlers

In this set-up, the sink and stove sits down between the fridge and oven so that the workspace area can be reached by the littlest ones.

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STAGE TWO: Preschoolers

In this arrangement, the kitchen is a more compact size and the workspace is at a more appropriate height for older children. Incidentally, it’s really quite easy to move from one configuration to the other.

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Kids will feel like mini chefs as they cook because there are so many fun things to use in the play kitchen. They’ll love how the knobs on the stove and oven turn and click! The doors to the fridge, oven and microwave all open and have shelves inside, but I think the doors are slightly ill-fitting. If they’re closed tightly, they might be hard for kids to open, but if left slightly ajar, they should be fine.

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There are some really fun realistic sounds on the stove top too! If the frying pan is put on the burner,   it makes a sizzling sound and the sauce pot makes a bubbling sound like boiling water. (Requires 2 AA batteries)

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The kitchen includes over 50 food accessories, including food items, utensils, cookware, cups and dishes, and a phone. The pot has a shape sorting lid and blocks to help with shape and color recognition.

Kids can choose to prepare cupcakes, pizza, a hamburger or a hot dog, complete with buns. The hamburger might be tricky for little hands to hold while in the bun because the plastic kind of slides around, so I wish it fit together more like a puzzle.

I really love the two little pizzas which are pre-sliced into quarters,but fit together in the pie plates. There’s also a pizza cutter so kids can pretend to cut the slices themselves. Super cute!

Little Tikes toy kitchen play food pizza

Overall, I can see kids enjoying hours of pretend cooking fun in this kitchen. It’s perfect for ages 18 months and older. Requires assembly.

 Buy It! The Little Tikes Cook ‘n Grow Kitchen is available nationwide at major retailers or can be purchased online at Amazon

 

GIVEAWAY!

One lucky reader will win a Little Tikes Cook ‘n Grow Kitchen.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

A review sample was provided, but all opinions are my own. Affiliate links are included.

RULES: Giveaway ends 11:59 pm ET, January 4, 2013. No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, Eighteen (18) years of age or older. Void where prohibited by law. One lucky winner will be chosen using random.org. One entry per household and IP address. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Cheating will not be tolerated, and entries will be verified for accuracy. I will email the winner and they will have 48 hours to respond to the notification email, or a new winner will be chosen. Entering this giveaway means you are in agreement with this blog’s Terms of Use policy.

About Liz

Liz Mays is a lifestyle, food and travel blogger living in coastal North Carolina. If she's not in her kitchen creating recipes, she's probably off on another whirlwind travel adventure, scrapbooking her photos and memories, curled up watching a movie or sound asleep.

Comments

  1. the ice dispenser on fridge

  2. Joyce-ellen holmes says:

    the play food is awesome!

  3. Kenneth Tillman says:

    Love the FOOD!!!

  4. I LOVE IT! My daughter and son would love this kitchen set! The food is so realistic!

  5. I love the vibrant colors of this set. I also like that you can transform it as your children grow up. I love the little features like the kitchen noises :)

  6. Michelle f says:

    The ice and water part is so neat!! Ty!

  7. Danielle Davis/Grady says:

    I love that it grows with your child! :)
    Thank you!