skip to main content
Best Play Food Sets for Toddlers & Kids
Updated on
January 4, 2024

Best Play Food Sets for Toddlers & Kids

Babylist editors love baby gear and independently curate their favorite products to share with you. If you buy something through links on our site, Babylist may earn a commission.
Pinterest logo.
Best Play Food Sets for Toddlers & Kids.
Photo by @mon_cheri8
Best Play Food Sets for Toddlers & Kids

Is your toddler obsessed with their baby food? Or are you just trying to find a fun and inviting way to introduce a few varied vegetables to your chicken-nuggets-only eater? Whatever your kiddo’s relationship with food is (and even if they haven’t yet started solid food), play food is always an exciting addition to pretend play, whether it’s dinner parties with stuffed animals in their playhouse or a play kitchen cooking show with preschool friends.

To get those yummy (pretend) meals cookin’ (and foster independent play), here are our favorite play food sets:

Best Play Food

From specialty sets like dessert, salad and sushi to sets that include everything for your kiddo’s pantry and refrigerator, and whether you prefer plastic, wood or felt, there’s food ready to cook for every play kitchen. These are our favorites:

Melissa & Doug  
Cutting Fruit Set

Buy Now

Melissa & Doug 
Combine & Dine Dinners

Buy Now

Tender Leaf Toys 
Wicker Shopping Basket

Buy Now

Wonder & Wise by Asweets 
Coffee & Donut Play Food

Buy Now

Milton & Goose 
Dairy Play Food Set

Buy Now

Wonder & Wise by Asweets 
Ice Cream Set Play Food

Buy Now

Tender Leaf Toys 
Charcuterie Basket

Buy Now

Tender Leaf Toys 
Rainbow Birthday Cake

Buy Now

Bigjigs Toys 
Salad Set

Buy Now

Amylia Ryan

Associate Editor

Amylia Ryan is the Associate Editor at Babylist, specializing in the topics of health, wellness and lifestyle products. Combining a decade of experience in writing and editing with a deep passion for helping people, her number one goal in her work is to ensure new parents feel supported and understood. She herself is a parent to two young children, who are more than willing to help product test endless toys, books, clothes, toiletries and more.

This information is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. We do not accept any responsibility for any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, from any information or advice contained here. Babylist may earn compensation from affiliate links in this content. Learn more about how we write Babylist content and review products, as well as the Babylist Health Advisory Board.