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11 best play food sets for kids

Little Julias and Jamies gather near; here's the best play food sets, from felt-y pizzas and plump fruits to a full-on grill.

By Amy Valm

11 best play food sets for kids

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Season’s Best Cut ’N’ Play Fresh Market Fruit

Little farmers’ market lovers will have a ball with this fruity set. Made of wood and water-based, non-toxic paint, this seven-piece collection has Velco in the middle so little ones can mimic slicing with the included (not sharp, not real!) knife. Hape, $23, mastermindtoys.com

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Breakfast in Bed Set

No need to fret when your little one announces she’s making you breakfast in bed. This 25-piece plastic kit includes a sturdy plastic tray so there’s no mess or fuss. Just Like Home, $27, toysrus.ca

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Felt Food Pizza Set

Making some ‘za is easy with this crusty pizza kit. Assemble your favourite felt toppings on the 10-inch base and slip it in the included box for delivery. Melissa & Doug, $27, mastermindtoys.com

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Munch It! My Very Own Play Food

A perfectly curated assortment of your toddler’s favourite foods (well, maybe not the fruits and veggies), this soft plastic set includes an activity guide for parents. Learning Resources, $25, indigo.ca

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Hape Gourmet Chef Cuisine

Little Julia Childs will fawn over this essential foodie pack. The wooden set includes a perfect sunny-side-up egg, fresh baguette, cheese, veggies and a pizza. Bon appetit! Hape, $30, mastermindtoys.com

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Ring and Learn Cash Register

Real food comes from the grocery store, so why shouldn’t play food? Kids get the best of both worlds with this set, thanks to a light-up cash register and a basket full of food. VTech, $30, vtechkids.ca

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Grill Set Sizzle Expert

There’s something for everybody at this backyard grill. Cook the steak, sausage, fish, chicken and shish kabob over the coals with the included wooden tongs. Haba, $40, indigo.ca

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Healthy Snacks

Little helpers can prep their own mid-meal munch with this collection of fruit, veggies, yogurt, crackers, cheese, pretzels and a fruit bar. New Sprouts, $29, scholarschoice.ca

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Food Groups Play Set

The gang’s all here! Teach budding foodies about the four main food groups. With four mini crates, they’ll have a blast deciding what goes where and planning a balanced meal. Melissa & Doug, $25, thebay.com

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Felt play grocery set

Ain’t no shame in the homemade game. This 14-piece set is Canadian-made, too. You have a choice between a bag of perogies or a bag of the cutest tri-colour pasta. It all stowes away in an included cloth grocery bag. SnugWallaby, $50, etsy.com

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This article was originally published on Jan 19, 2017

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