Holiday Gift Guide: Kids Edition

December 5, 2011

Have a little chef in your life? This year have Santa shop our favorite kid-friendly kitchen gadgets, toys, and accessories for the holiday season.

Joseph Joseph Baking SetMelissa and Doug Wooden Sushi Play SetKidKraft Vintage KitchenPlay and Freeze Ice Cream MakerGadgetology: Kitchen Fun with Your KidsHead ChefsPersonalized Star Wars Kids’ ApronPlay-Doh Meal Makin' KitchenKids Cookie and Cupcake Decorating KitBiofino Vegetable Basket
Encourage budding bakers with this quality gift set they will never grow out of. The durable pasty brush, small spatula and uniquely designed pie timer are adorable in their bright pastel hues. The adjustable rolling pin is quite the looker too and can be set to roll dough at a variety of thicknesses - especially helpful for novice bakers. Purchase: Joseph Joseph Baking Set
Help raise your kids with the awareness of Japanese cuisine with a Melissa and Doug sushi play set. We love how the brightly painted wooden sushi can be stuck together and then chopped apart using the included play cleaver. Purchase: Melissa and Doug Wooden Sushi Play Set
We love KidKraft's scaled down kitchen for kids because of its attention to detail and classic retro design. The toy for tots has a play oven, fridge, phone, stove and stink among other amenities. And the best part is, it won't be an eyesore in your home. Purchase: KidKraft Vintage Kitchen
Have a ball (and a tasty treat!) at play time with this roll around ice cream maker. Ice, sugar, cream, rock salt and 15 minutes of rolling is all you need to make a yummy bowl of goodness. Not to mention the ball is available in eight bright colors and two sizes. Purchase: Play and Freeze Ice Cream Maker
Give your kids a kitchen education with this fun book profiling 35 commonly used kitchen gadgets. Experiments, games, crafts and simple recipes are all showcased to make tools exciting and relatable to little ones. Purchase: Gadgetology: Kitchen Fun with Your Kids
Toys meet durable kitchenware in Head Chef's collection of quirky and colorful tools. Fun as they are functional, each tool has bendable arms and legs with suction cup feet for standing up. Purchase: 1. Spatula 2. Pastry Brush 3. Spoon
For a little Jedi wanting to harness the force in the kitchen, give him or her a cool Star Wars apron featuring some of the key movie characters. The machine washable apron has a double front pocket and an adjustable strap for fitting a variety of youthful sizes. Purchase: Personalized Star Wars Kids’ Apron
Play-Doh may not be good to eat, but it is sure fun to play with! Over 20 accessories come in this kitchen kit including fun "recipe" cards. Young children will have an absolute blast molding pretend chicken legs and steaks to "feed" to their toys. Purchase: Play-Doh Meal Makin' Kitchen
Introduce kids to the joys of icing with this classy kit from Williams Sonoma. Each set includes four easy-to-handle accordion-shaped squeeze bottles with varying decorating tips along with fun recipes to try. Purchase: Kids Cookie and Cupcake Decorating Kit
Teach young kids to identify healthy produce with a plush veggies set from Biofino. Perfect for playing pretend and feeding hungry toys, the four variations of veggies are easy to handle and soft to the touch. Purchase: Biofino Vegetable Basket
Encourage budding bakers with this quality gift set they will never grow out of. The durable pasty brush, small spatula and uniquely designed pie timer are adorable in their bright pastel hues. The adjustable rolling pin is quite the looker too and can be set to roll dough at a variety of thicknesses - especially helpful for novice bakers.   


Purchase:  Joseph Joseph Baking SetHelp raise your kids with the awareness of Japanese cuisine with a Melissa and Doug sushi play set. We love how the brightly painted wooden sushi can be stuck together and then chopped apart using the included play cleaver. 


Purchase:  Melissa and Doug Wooden Sushi Play SetWe love KidKraft's scaled down kitchen for kids because of its attention to detail and classic retro design. The toy for tots has a play oven, fridge, phone, stove and stink among other amenities. And the best part is, it won't be an eyesore in your home.


Purchase:  KidKraft Vintage KitchenHave a ball (and a tasty treat!) at play time with this roll around ice cream maker. Ice, sugar, cream, rock salt and 15 minutes of rolling is all you need to make a yummy bowl of goodness. Not to mention the ball is available in eight bright colors and two sizes.


Purchase:  Play and Freeze Ice Cream MakerGive your kids a kitchen education with this fun book profiling 35 commonly used kitchen gadgets. Experiments, games, crafts and simple recipes are all showcased to make tools exciting and relatable to little ones.


Purchase:  Gadgetology: Kitchen Fun with Your KidsToys meet durable kitchenware in Head Chef's collection of quirky and colorful tools. Fun as they are functional, each tool has bendable arms and legs with suction cup feet for standing up.


Purchase: 
1.   Spatula
2.  Pastry Brush
3. SpoonFor a little Jedi wanting to harness the force in the kitchen, give him or her a cool Star Wars apron featuring some of the key movie characters. The machine washable apron has a double front pocket and an adjustable strap for fitting a variety of youthful sizes.


Purchase:  Personalized Star Wars Kids’ ApronPlay-Doh may not be good to eat, but it is sure fun to play with! Over 20 accessories come in this kitchen kit including fun "recipe" cards. Young children will have an absolute blast molding pretend chicken legs and steaks to "feed" to their toys.


Purchase:  Play-Doh Meal Makin' KitchenIntroduce kids to the joys of icing with this classy kit from Williams Sonoma. Each set includes four easy-to-handle accordion-shaped squeeze bottles with varying decorating tips along with fun recipes to try.   


Purchase:  Kids Cookie and Cupcake Decorating KitTeach young kids to identify healthy produce with a plush veggies set from Biofino. Perfect for playing pretend and feeding hungry toys, the four variations of veggies are easy to handle and soft to the touch.


Purchase:  Biofino Vegetable Basket
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