Playing kitchen may be a classic childhood pastime, but today’s pretend kitchens, faux food and toy cooking gadgets have come a long way. They look sleek, modern and now — and even follow the trends (felt macarons, anyone?) Click through our guide to see what you should put on your shopping list.

Kidkraft Uptown Espresso Kitchen

Love sleek, urban design? Look no further than the Kidkraft Uptown Kitchen. This masterpiece looks like it popped out of a stainless steel appliance showroom, and includes a fridge, dishwasher, oven, microwave and cordless phone.

Available online at, $154.99


What does your kiddo love to play kitchen with? Share in the Comments!

— Ashley Jonas