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Melissa & Doug
$9.99 at School Outfitters

Keep the pantry stocked with fun! This colorful set of play food boxes makes an engaging pretend-play experience on its own, or pe...rfectly complements a kitchen- or grocery store-themed play area. Ten play-food boxes of pretend cereal, snacks and sweets assemble easily (in three simple folds!) to create a whole pantry-full of realistic food boxes. Perfect for open-ended creative play, the set also includes play ideas to encourage learning and keep imaginations cooking. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$374.97 $246.23 at Trend Times Toy Store

Here is a little chef's dream kitchen, with room to prepare, cook, clean and create. This sturdy, durable wooden kitchen includes ...a stove, refrigerator/freezer, oven, microwave with turntable, and sink. Bright, colorful graphics and an exceptional price make this the most attractive kitchen! Easy to assemble, here is the one perfect place to play with your food! Dimensions: 48.5 x 18.7 x 9.2 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$194.99 $128.04 at Trend Times Toy Store

A removable sink, a 3-burner cooktop and oven with clicking knobs, a refrigerator, storage shelves, a "cutting board" and a real, ...working timer . . . Everything a young chef needs is furnished in this compact and efficient kitchen. Sturdy wooden construction to satisfy every appetite for pretend play! Dimensions: 41 x 20.25 x 6.25 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$194.99 $128.04 at Trend Times Toy Store

Whatever the season or weather, this wooden play center has the shop for you. You can decide whether to run a store or sell lemona...de today! Featuring portable plastic bins for pretend shopping or storage, removable chalkboard signs, a spacious countertop and a reversible fabric awning.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Have the child stock the grocery store with play food by filling each bin with by color. Have him/her group like color play foods together. The result will be a colorful feast for the eyes! Have child count the number of foods of each color.Memory fun! Fill several bins in the grocery stand with one toy each. Then ask the child to study the stand. Ask the child to look away while you remove the item from one bin. Have child tell you what is missing!Demonstrate math concepts using the plastic bins. Nest the bins into two unequal stacks. Ask the child to compare the stacks. Which is taller? (Which has more bins?) Which is shorter? (Which has fewer bins?) Discuss addition by making two small stacks and counting the bins, then combining the two stacks and counting the total. You can remove bins to explore subtraction too! Dimensions: 34.25 x 19.75 x 8 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$97.99 at Target.com

A three-burner cook top, an oven with clicking knobs, a refrigerator, a working timer and a variety of accessories allow your pint...-sized chef to plan and prepare lots of pretend meals. Color(s): various. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug 'Cook's Corner' Wooden Play Kitchen. Style Number: 590738. Manufacturer part number 3950 Approxdimensions (assembled): 29W x 37H x 16D Medium-density fiberboard/plastic/paint/metal By Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$89.99 at Target.com

Portable plastic bins and removable chalkboard signs outfit the shelves of a cute playset with an awning that reverses to change f...rom a grocery store into a lemonade stand. Color(s): multi. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Play Time Convertible Grocery Store & Lemonade Stand (Online Only). Style Number: 325314. Available In Stores. Manufacturer part number 4070 Ages 3 and upFruits, vegetables and pantry set shown not included Contains small parts; adult assembly required Plastic By Melissa &Doug; imported Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target.com

Shop for Cooking and Housekeeping from PlayKitchens.com! Your kids will love running their own pizzeria and creating a variety of ...pizzas for themselves and for you. With a smorgasbord of different toppings to choose from everyone can choose to have their own favorite pizza for lunch and dinner. Your children will love making up different creations and you'll love the hours of imaginative play this felt pizza set promotes.About Melissa & Doug ToysSince 1988 Melissa & Doug have grown into a beloved children's product company. They're known for their quality educational toys and items and have grown in double digits annually. The Melissa & Doug company has been named Vendor of the Year by such great retailers as FAO Schwarz Toys R Us and Learning Express and their toys have been honored as Toys of the Year by Child Magazine FamilyFun Magazine and Parenting Magazine. Melissa & Doug - caring quality children's products. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target.com

Sort and serve a well-balanced 'meal' with crates of groceries that look just like the real thing. Color(s): multi. Brand: Melissa... and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Food Groups Set. Style Number: 936434. Manufacturer part number 271 Ages 3 and upWood/plywood By Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$23.99 at Target.com

A color-coordinated set includes a frying pan, stockpot and saucepan with all the kitchen-prep utensils your pint-sized chef needs.... Color(s): various. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Toy Kitchen Accessory Set. Style Number: 590709. Manufacturer part number 2610 Medium-density fiberboard/wood/fabric/paintBy Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$199.99 at Target.com

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years Whether serving something savory or sweet to their customers,... your kids will have a delightful time with this Melissa & Doug food cart set. PRODUCT FEATURES Sliding doors Flip awning and menu from Ice Cream to Hot Dogs, Drinks, Pretzels Reversible storage drawers Sturdy wooden cart WHAT'S INCLUDED 1 food cart Tongs 18 pieces of play food 5 play cans 2 play condiment containers PRODUCT DETAILS Ages 3 years & up Assembly required Model no. 9350 Promotional offers available online at Kohls.com may vary from those offered in Kohl's stores. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$44.99 $29.54 at Trend Times Toy Store

This nine-piece set of opulent furnishings includes a camelback sofa, two upholstered chairs, ottoman, coffee table, side table, d...elicate "glass-front" china cabinet and two throw pillows. The handcrafted wooden pieces are beautifully detailed, with turned table legs, carved frames, rolled arms on the sofa and chair, brass knobs, and drawers and doors that open and close. This formal set is a perfect fit for the Melissa & Doug Victorian Dollhouse and all 1:12 scale dollhouses. (Also available in this style: Kitchen, Dining Room, Bathroom and Nursery furniture sets.) Dimensions: 13.5 x 9.5 x 4.2 Ages: 6 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$104.99 $68.94 at Trend Times Toy Store

Fun on aisle five! With sturdy metal construction and pivoting front wheels, this kid-size shopping cart is easy to maneuver, fun ...to fill and built to last.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Play "grocery store," asking the child to shop for specific items. You might give him/her a shopping list with pictures on it or simple words.Ask the child to put one type of play food into the shopping cart. Then ask the child to follow your directions to load, roll and unload the cart. For example, have him/her put all frozen or cold foods in the cart, then roll it to the end of the room, unload it and return for all the fruits and vegetables.Set up a mega-supermarket! Ask the child to carefully wheel the shopping cart from room to room, collecting a different type of food in each one. (Room 1 might be fruits and vegetables, and room 2 might be dairy products.) Have some fun . . . make the hallway "Aisle 1" and the kitchen a checkout area where Mom or Dad plays cashier. Then switch roles! Dimensions: 15.35 x 14.8 x 13 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.88 at Amazon.com

Shop for Cooking and Housekeeping from PlayKitchens.com! Your kids will love running their own pizzeria and creating a variety of ...pizzas for themselves and for you. With a smorgasbord of different toppings to choose from everyone can choose to have their own favorite pizza for lunch and dinner. Your children will love making up different creations and you'll love the hours of imaginative play this felt pizza set promotes.About Melissa & Doug ToysSince 1988 Melissa & Doug have grown into a beloved children's product company. They're known for their quality educational toys and items and have grown in double digits annually. The Melissa & Doug company has been named Vendor of the Year by such great retailers as FAO Schwarz Toys R Us and Learning Express and their toys have been honored as Toys of the Year by Child Magazine FamilyFun Magazine and Parenting Magazine. Melissa & Doug - caring quality children's products. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$151.45 at Amazon.com

Serve up some fun with this rolling food cart designed with a reversible awning that flips from a hot dog haunt to a sweet ice cre...am stand. Stocked with over 40 play pieces, this deliciously cool set lets kids prep hot dogs and pretzels, then later scoop up an icy treat for dessert. The sturdy wooden construction includes pull-out drawers, a working bell, a writeable menu and sliding doors to make it the best spot on the block. Color(s): red. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug 'Snack & Sweets' Food Cart. Style Number: 1037476. Manufacturer part number 9350 Ages 3 and up34 x 18 x 4 3/4 Wood/plastic/fabric/paint/metal By Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$85.98 at Amazon.com

Portable plastic bins and removable chalkboard signs outfit the shelves of a cute playset with an awning that reverses to change f...rom a grocery store into a lemonade stand. Color(s): multi. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Play Time Convertible Grocery Store & Lemonade Stand (Online Only). Style Number: 325314. Available In Stores. Manufacturer part number 4070 Ages 3 and upFruits, vegetables and pantry set shown not included Contains small parts; adult assembly required Plastic By Melissa &Doug; imported Read More

Melissa & Doug
$23.50 at Amazon.com

A color-coordinated set includes a frying pan, stockpot and saucepan with all the kitchen-prep utensils your pint-sized chef needs.... Color(s): various. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Toy Kitchen Accessory Set. Style Number: 590709. Manufacturer part number 2610 Medium-density fiberboard/wood/fabric/paintBy Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$149.99 $119.99 at Stage Stores

Portable plastic bins and removable chalkboard signs outfit the shelves of a cute playset with an awning that reverses to change f...rom a grocery store into a lemonade stand. Color(s): multi. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Play Time Convertible Grocery Store & Lemonade Stand (Online Only). Style Number: 325314. Available In Stores. Manufacturer part number 4070 Ages 3 and upFruits, vegetables and pantry set shown not included Contains small parts; adult assembly required Plastic By Melissa &Doug; imported Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $23.99 at Stage Stores

Shop for Cooking and Housekeeping from PlayKitchens.com! Your kids will love running their own pizzeria and creating a variety of ...pizzas for themselves and for you. With a smorgasbord of different toppings to choose from everyone can choose to have their own favorite pizza for lunch and dinner. Your children will love making up different creations and you'll love the hours of imaginative play this felt pizza set promotes.About Melissa & Doug ToysSince 1988 Melissa & Doug have grown into a beloved children's product company. They're known for their quality educational toys and items and have grown in double digits annually. The Melissa & Doug company has been named Vendor of the Year by such great retailers as FAO Schwarz Toys R Us and Learning Express and their toys have been honored as Toys of the Year by Child Magazine FamilyFun Magazine and Parenting Magazine. Melissa & Doug - caring quality children's products. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $23.99 at Stage Stores

Shop for Cooking and Housekeeping from PlayKitchens.com! Get your kids away from the TV and other electronics with the Melissa and... Doug Felt Food - Taco Set. Designed to encourage hours of imaginative play your kids will love making you a special dinner at your request. With a variety of mix and match toppings your kids can come up with new ideas for delicious tacos and may even want to try a few for real.About Melissa & Doug ToysSince 1988 Melissa & Doug have grown into a beloved children's product company. They're known for their quality educational toys and items and have grown in double digits annually. The Melissa & Doug company has been named Vendor of the Year by such great retailers as FAO Schwarz Toys R Us and Learning Express and their toys have been honored as Toys of the Year by Child Magazine FamilyFun Magazine and Parenting Magazine. Melissa & Doug - caring quality children's products. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$149.99 $119.99 at Stage Stores

A three-burner cook top, an oven with clicking knobs, a refrigerator, a working timer and a variety of accessories allow your pint...-sized chef to plan and prepare lots of pretend meals. Color(s): various. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug 'Cook's Corner' Wooden Play Kitchen. Style Number: 590738. Manufacturer part number 3950 Approxdimensions (assembled): 29W x 37H x 16D Medium-density fiberboard/plastic/paint/metal By Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$39.99 $31.99 at Stage Stores

A color-coordinated set includes a frying pan, stockpot and saucepan with all the kitchen-prep utensils your pint-sized chef needs.... Color(s): various. Brand: Melissa and Doug. Style Name: Melissa & Doug Toy Kitchen Accessory Set. Style Number: 590709. Manufacturer part number 2610 Medium-density fiberboard/wood/fabric/paintBy Melissa &Doug; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Your little one can create all kinds of sandwich combinations with this fun..., colorful felt food set from melissa & doug. This food collection features vivid colors and articulated details. Your child's mouth will water as he or she builds a favorite sandwich combination. Your child can choose to add any combination of pickles, tomatoes, cheese slices, lettuce, meat and onions on a tasty-looking hoagie roll. You will love playing "deli" with your little one. Inspire creativity and imagination with this fun play set. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! If make-believe fun is on your shopping list, check out this all-in-one kit...chen and grocery play set! This realistic wire grocery basket is just the right size for pretend play. It comes stocked with play food boxes and play food cans with pop-off lidsin all, eight sturdy, colorfully labeled packages to stock, load and cook. The wire basket is carefully designed to be comfortable to carry, easy to store and wonderfully durable. The sturdy handles fold flat for easy folding or stacking, then lift up to carry around the shop. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$24.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! The little chef in your life will have hours of fun playing with this color...ful wooden food assortment from melissa & doug. The eight-piece set includes waffles, orange juice, frozen vegetables, butter, cheese, yogurt, ice cream and milk. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Enjoy pizza any time of the day or night with this colorful wooden pizza se...t. Including 6 thick slices that fit on a round serving tray, a pizza cutter, spatula and more than 50 topping pieces, pizza party lets kids create their favorite style of pizza pie: add spicy pepperoni or stick to healthful mushrooms and peppers. The set comes packaged in a sturdy wooden box for easy clean up and storage. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Your child will love this pizza play set from melissa & doug. These felt fo...od pieces help your little chef understand how these tasty foods are made, as he or she uses the self-adhering strips to construct and add toppings to their own play pizza. It can be divided into 4 slices, letting kids share their creation with others, and the included delivery box adds a realistic touch. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$89.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Let your kids decide whether to run a grocery store or sell lemonade with t...his melissa and doug play set. This all-weather stand features removable plastic bins, chalkboard signs, a reversible fabric awing and a spacious countertop. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! These versatile play packages look and feel just like the real thing! Their... slightly smaller scale makes them easy to store in most play kitchens, and easy to handle as children open and close the tops, fill and empty the cans and boxes, and prepare countless pretend-play meals. The packages of deli cheese and deli slices even contain play-food pieces to add to the fun. Count them, stack them, sort them . . . Then store them away in their realistic containers until your next culinary adventure! Read More

Melissa & Doug
$23.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! The melissa & doug accessory set is an integral part of any fun play kitche...n. No recipe is beyond any budding cook with this 6-piece set that includes a frying pan, saucepan, spatula and more. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Mix and match these food items to make a meal or maybe just a snack for bus...y little ones on the go. Including 21 items representing all four food groups, the food groups set teaches kids about healthy eating while it promotes inventive play. Whether they invite some little friends over for lunch, set up a pretend restaurant or practice grocery shopping, youngsters will enjoy handling the colorful, smooth-sanded wooden pieces. When it's time for clean up, encourage them to sort the pieces back into the proper groups. The sturdy wood storage crate makes sorting and stacking a snap. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$16.29 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! Your child will love this taco & burrito play set by melissa & doug. These ...felt food pieces help your little chef understand how these tasty foods are made, as he or she uses the self-adhering strips to construct tacos and roll the tortilla into a believable burrito. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$19.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! If you know a kid that's always cooking up a new let's pretend game, we've ...found the perfect gift. The beautiful wood craftsmanship comes with a crunch, as children use the kid-safe wood knife to cut noisily through velcro connectors. This set includes 8 food items, all smoothly finished with bright nontoxic colors; prepare to be served many carefully prepared pretend meals. 31 pieces total; comes in a sturdy wooden crate. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Every day is a celebration with our festive birthday party! This wooden set includes six ready-to-cut slices of cake, removable ca...ndles and toppings, and a cake plate and server. Use the serving knife to cut a piece and hear a slicing sound! All 34 pieces store neatly in the wooden box until the next celebration.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to make a cake for a special birthday. Specify how many candles should go on the cake.Ask the child to slice the cake apart, counting the cake pieces and large icing top aloud. Ask the child to reassemble the entire cake, again counting the pieces aloud.Turn the strawberry, gumdrop, and jelly-bean pieces face-down, shuffle them together on a play surface and arrange them neatly in a grid pattern. Two players take turns flipping over one piece at a time, adding the gumdrops and strawberries to the cake. If a player flips over a jelly-bean piece, the player loses a turn! The player who places the last topping onto the cake wins.Using the topping pieces, create a pattern and have the child replicate it.Play birthday party! Join the child in singing the birthday song and cutting pieces of cake for all the guests. Dimensions: 13 x 9 x 1.8 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

This colorful wooden set includes 12 wooden, sliceable cookies and 12 toppings, wooden knife, spatula, cookie sheet and a kitchen ...mitt for safe, "low-calorie" play! The cookies store in a durable dough tube.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to sort the cookie toppings into four similar groups and identify the colors on each topping.Ask the child to make cookies to order. For example, you might request a cookie with chocolate icing on top, or two cookies with sprinkles on top.Ask the child to slice the cookie dough into 12 cookies, counting aloud. Now ask the child to place a cookie topping on each cookie, counting to 12 once again.Ask the child to count the candy circles on one cookie topping. Ask the child to count the candy circles on two cookie toppings, then on three cookie toppings. When the child is able to count all nine candy circles, ask the child to count sprinkles by color, one cookie topping at a time.Ask the child to prepare four or more cookies with different cookie toppings. Ask the child to study the cookies, then to close his/her eyes. Remove and conceal one of the four cookies. Ask the child to describe the missing cookie.Ask the child to tell a story about the cookies he/she is baking. Is there a special party, holiday or event they will be used for? Dimensions: 13.5 x 10.5 x 3.4 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

If make-believe fun is on your shopping list, check out this all-in-one kitchen and grocery play set! This realistic wire grocery ...basket is just the right size for pretend play. It comes stocked with play food boxes and play food cans with pop-off lidsâ€"in all, eight sturdy, colorfully labeled packages to stock, load and â€oecook.†The wire basket is carefully designed to be comfortable to carry, easy to store and wonderfully durable. The sturdy handles fold flat for easy folding or stacking, then lift up to carry around the â€oeshop.†Dimensions: 11.5 x 9.5 x 4.8 Ages: 3 yrs+ Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Young pizza chefs will shout "Mamma mia!" when they see the 54 toppings that come with this wooden pizza set. Then they'll get bus...y topping, cutting and serving up six custom slices for their happy customers. The set comes with a brightly colored tray, pizza cutter, spatula and a wooden box for storage, and the pizza makes "slicing" noises when cut!Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Place all the pizza slices in a row. With the child, count the number of pieces. Repeat until the child is able to count them independently.Place all the pizza slices in a row. With the child, count the number of pieces. Repeat until the child is able to count them independently.Ask the child to sort the toppings into groups by type. Have the child identify each type of food and count how many there are in each group. Count how many toppings there are all together.Play a matching game by filling a slice of pizza with three toppings and asking the child to match your slice.Put all six slices of pizza on the pizza pan to introduce the word "whole." Demonstrate "half" by slicing through the middle of the pizza. Put the pizza together again, then demonstrate "thirds" by slicing the pizza into three equal sections. Dimensions: 13 x 9.05 x 1.6 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Wooden set features a wooden knife and seven pieces of sliceable fruit that can be cut into a total of seventeen pieces. Food make...s a fun "CRUNCH" sound when sliced. With so many pieces, it's also a great way to introduce the concepts of part, whole and fractions!Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to identify each piece of fruit. Place the pieces of fruit in a row. Count the pieces. Repeat the activity until the child is able to count the independently.Ask the child to use the wooden knife and cut the pear into two pieces. Explain that pear has been cut into two equally sized pieces or halves. Ask the child to find other fruits that can be cut into halves (the orange, strawberry, lemon and kiwi).Ask the child to use the wooden knife to cut the banana into three pieces. Explain that the banana has been cut into thirds.Ask the child to use the wooden knife to cut the melon slice into four pieces. Explain the the melon slice has been cut into fourths.Ask the child to mix different pieces of fruit together to create new fruits and name them. For example: a strawberry and a kiwi might make a "kiberry."Place four or more pieces of fruit in front of the child. Let him/her study them before asking the child to close his/her eyes while you remove one piece. Ask the child to identify which piece was removed. Dimensions: 11.8 x 10.85 x 1.95 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Make a 10-inch felt pizza to please any palate with this 42-piece create-a-pizza set. Your little chef can choose from an array of... colorful toppings, and even customize each slice. Then slide the pizza into the box--time to deliver!Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Place all the felt food pieces in a row. With the child, count the number of pieces. Repeat until the child is able to count them independently.Ask the child to sort the toppings into groups by shape and category. Have the child identify each type of food and count how many there are in each group. Count how many toppings there are all together.Play a matching game by creating a slice of pizza with a variety of toppings and ask the child to match your slice.Put all four slices of pizza on the pizza pan to introduce the word "whole." Demonstrate "half" the pizza by removing two slices and putting them on the table. Remove one or three slices to show one quarter or three quarters.Ask the child to make a sauce-and-cheese pizza with pepperoni and mushrooms. If the child is familiar with fractions, you might ask for half with one topping and half with another. Place more orders, with increasing numbers of ingredients. Dimensions: 11.25 x 11.25 x 1.1 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Open your own sandwich shop with this 33-piece smorgasbord of fabulous felt food pieces! Use white or wheat bread slices or a pita... pocket, then layer on the meats, cheeses, vegetables, condiments and more. Build a submarine, a grinder, a hoagie or a Dagwood sandwich! With dozens of sandwich stuffers included, we've got the ingredients for any special order!Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to identify each food item (other than condiments) and to categorize it by basic food group: meat, dairy, grain, fruit or vegetables.Take turns being a chef and a dining customer in a restaurant. Place an "order" for a sandwich with a variety of ingredients. Have the child assemble your order using auditory memory. Discuss which types of sandwiches are generally more appropriate for breakfast, lunch or dinner.Have the child identify the colors and obvious shapes of each food item.Place all the felt food pieces in a row. Count the number of pieces. Repeat until the child is able to count them independently.Visual memory skills: Place 3-4 ingredients in front of the child. Let the child study them before asking the child to close their eyes while you remove one piece. Ask the child which piece was removed. Gradually increase the number of ingredients. Dimensions: 13.6 x 9.85 x 2.35 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Picked at the peak of ripeness, these realistically sized fruits come packed with vitamin "P" for play! There are eight pieces in ...this crate of "farm fresh" favorite fruits, each made of durable molded plastic to withstand years of supermarket, restaurant and farmer's market play.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to count the pieces of fruit and to identify each one.Ask the child to identify the colors on the pieces of fruit.Place four or more pieces of fruit in front of the child, depending on his/her age. Ask the child to study them before closing his/her eyes. Remove one piece of fruit and ask the child to recall the missing piece.Hide the fruit from the child's sight, then secretly place one piece in a paper bag. Ask the child to place a hand in the bag and identify the fruit by touch.Ask the child to line up the fruit by size, from smallest to largest.Play "store" and ask the child to place fruit in a bag, per your order. ("I'd like one red and two yellow pieces, two sweet and one sour.") Dimensions: 10 x 9.5 x 3.3 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Add some Mexican flavor to your play kitchen! Stuff all your favorite fixin's into a 10-inch corn or flour tortilla for delicious ...pretend play. Your little chef can pile the delicious-looking felt play-food pieces into the soft tortillas, then use the self-adhering strips to present tempting tacos. With strips on both sides, the "flour" tortilla can also be rolled into a burrito! Dimensions: 13.5 x 10 x 3.2 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Unpack these "chilled" wooden groceries into your play fridge and freezer for delicious food play. Perfect for make-believe play, ...or as novel manipulatives for counting, sorting and more. Eight wooden pieces include orange juice, waffles, milk, ice cream, cheese, yogurt, frozen vegetables and butter.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to identify each food item, and to count them (9).Ask the child to identify which items belong in the refrigerator, and which belong in the freezer. Ask the child to identify letters of the alphabet on the food items.Ask the child to identify shapes found on each food item. (rectangles, circles, triangles, etc.)Ask the child to identify colors found on each food item. (red, green, yellow, etc.)Ask the child to prepare a make-believe meal using the Fridge Food items.Play "store" and ask the child to fill your grocery order.Ask the child to stack the Fridge Food items as high as he/she can before they topple. Dimensions: 13 x 10.45 x 2.55 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Add wasabi, if you like! This elegant 24-piece wooden sushi play-food set is packed in a beautiful storage box and includes slicea...ble sushi rolls, shrimp, tuna, easy-use chopsticks, a cleaver and more. Sushi rolls make realistic chopping sounds when sliced! Dimensions: 10.05 x 9.25 x 1.75 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

This play-food set contains a very special cake for very special occasions . . . like pretend play any day! With self-stick tabs o...n each piece, the wooden sections stick together easily then slice apart with the included wooden knife. Pretty decorations can mix and match to make every party unique! Dimensions: 13.5 x 10.5 x 2.7 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Planning a well-balanced meal is child's play with this wooden set. Items from the five food groups--including watermelon, milk, c...heese, fish, eggs, and much more--are crafted of solid wood and come with four wooden baskets for sorting and storage.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to identify each food item (other than condiments) and to categorize it by basic food group: meat, dairy, grain, or fruits and vegetables. Ask the child to place each food group in a different crate.Ask the child to identify each food item (other than condiments) and to categorize it by basic food group: meat, dairy, grain or fruits and vegetables. Ask the child to place each food group in a different crate.Have the child identify the colors of each food item, and sort the items by color among the four crates.Help the child to assemble a balanced meal in each basket. Explain that each meal must have one item from each food group.Visual memory skills: Place 3-4 ingredients in front of the child. Let the child study them before asking the child to close their eyes while you remove one piece. Ask the child which piece was removed. Gradually increase the number of ingredients. Dimensions: 12.7 x 8.9 x 2.8 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 $9.84 at Trend Times Toy Store

Keep the cupboards stocked with fun! This colorful set of play food boxes makes an engaging pretend-play experience on its own, or... perfectly complements a kitchen- or shop-themed play area. Ten boxes of pretend cereal, snacks and sweets assemble easily (in three simple folds!) to create a whole pantry-full of realistic food boxes. Perfect for open-ended creative play, the set also includes play ideas to encourage learning and keep imaginations â€oecooking.†Dimensions: 15.2 x 10 x 2.2 Ages: TBD Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 $19.69 at Trend Times Toy Store

Tempting your children to try some delicious vegetables will be much easier once they have played with these realistically sized "...fresh from the farm" veggies! There are 7 pieces packed in this crate of harvested seasonal favorites. This durable, molded-plastic food is ideal for kitchen and grocery play.Extension Activities: More Ways to Play and Learn:Ask the child to count the vegetables and to identify each one.Ask the child to identify the colors on each of the vegetables.Place four or more vegetables in front of the child, depending on his/her age. Ask the child to study them before closing his/her eyes. Remove one vegetable and ask the child to recall the missing vegetable.Hide the vegetables from the child's sight, then secretly place one piece in a paper bag. Ask the child to place a hand in the bag and identify the vegetable by touch.Ask the child to sort the vegetables into groups of long and round pieces.Play "store" and ask the child to place vegetables in a bag, per your order. ("I'd like one red and two green pieces, two bumpy and one smooth.") Dimensions: 10 x 9.25 x 3 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 $9.84 at Trend Times Toy Store

Stock a pretend kitchen with this collection of lidded cardboard play-food cans and you'll have all the ingredients for colorful, ...imaginative play. Open and close, fill and stack, sort and match--this set has a pretend-play flavor for every taste! Dimensions: 13.2 x 5 x 2.7 Ages: 3 yrs + Read More

Melissa & Doug
$23.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! The melissa & doug accessory set is an integral part of any fun play kitche...n. No recipe is beyond any budding cook with this 6-piece set that includes a frying pan, saucepan, spatula and more. Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 at Target

Find pretend and make-believe toys play at Target.com! If make-believe fun is on your shopping list, check out this all-in-one kit...chen and grocery play set! This realistic wire grocery basket is just the right size for pretend play. It comes stocked... Read More

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