Posts Tagged ‘play kitchen’

How to Stock a Play Kitchen

As I mentioned in my post from yesterday, a play kitchen (see my tutorial) is a fantastic toy to encourage role play, and the one we made for our elder son five years ago is still going strong with his little brother. But, of course, a kitchen alone will only get you so far. What […] Read more…

Review: Busy Me Time For Tea Set

One of the most popular toys – apart from cars and Lego, of course – that our boys have is their play kitchen. A play kitchen is a fantastic toy for role play – we made ours for our eldest when he was 2, from a bedside cabinet (check out my previous post for the tutorial). He’s […] Read more…

Would you like a donut?

Long before Mr Panda entered our picture book library and started asking if anyone would like a donut (see my recent book recommendations for 2 year olds for more info on this book!), the boys had requested some donuts for their play kitchen. And who can blame them – donuts are pretty much a staple […] Read more…

Play Kitchen Milk & Juice Bottles

It’s easy enough to sew food from felt, but when it comes to bottles, it doesn’t really work that well. And what you really need in a play kitchen, is some milk and juice. So here’s a quick and simple idea how to turn old yoghurt bottles in to play kitchen staples. All you need […] Read more…

DIY Felt Food

This week’s DIY is a must-have for any family with a play kitchen, and easy to accomplish in a weekend. There’s plenty of toy food out there to be bought – plastic, felt, wooden – but it’s often either expensive or looks really tacky (think plastic) and also it’s much more satisfying and fun to make your […] Read more…

DIY Play Kitchen

10 January 2013 As you may know, we were having a home made Christmas (with a few exceptions such as books and stocking fillers). Our biggest project was our present for the boy – a home made play kitchen – and since we knew we couldn’t take it across the country to my family with […] Read more…