The Best IKEA Play Kitchens & Accessories for Your Little Chef

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IKEA kids kitchen with green knobs

Kids toys can get pretty expensive, but not when you’re shopping at IKEA! If you have a little chef in the making, you’re going to love these popular play kitchens and accessories from IKEA. With affordable prices like these toys, you’ll have plenty of cash leftover for your real grocery budget. 😉

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Here are our top picks for popular IKEA play kitchens:

1. DUKTIG Play Kitchen

wood white ikea play kitchen in store with toys

Price | $89

Your aspiring chef will have everything they need to get cooking with this kitchen! And with so much DIY potential over on Pinterest, the options to customize it to their home decor tastes are totally endless!

Here are some other reasons you’ll love it:

  • Modern kitchen design
  • Endless kitchen functions
    • Cook, bake, wash at the sink, etc.
  •  Cooktop features battery-operated lights
    • Can be switched on/off
    • Realistic experience without the heat
  • Ample storage in bottom of the kitchen
    • Features doors for privacy
  • Grows with your child
    • Leg heights can be adjusted
      • 3 different positions
  • Encourages role play
    • Helps kids develop social skills
  • Sink is detachable
    • Easy to clean
  • Doesn’t contain any BPA
  • Recommended for children 3 years and older

Cons that some reviewers want you to consider:

  • Batteries for cooktop are sold separately
  • Some claim it’s difficult to assemble

“My 3-year-old daughter got this for Christmas and not only does she love it, but so does my 1.5-year-old son! They both play with the kitchen most of the day whenever we are home. It’s very sturdy, easy to assemble, and such a great price compared to the other play kitchens on the market. As a parent who is decor conscious, my favorite part is the fact that it’s not pink, plastic, and clunky!”

– Allie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

2. NYBAKAD Play Kitchen

little boy next to IKEA play kitchen

Price | $34.99

If your little chef just needs a basic kitchen to get ready for their future food truck adventures, this smaller kitchen at IKEA is a great alternative. Not to mention it’s just under $35! 😱

Here are some other reasons you’ll love it:

  • Simple design
  • Compact and sturdy
  • Encourages role play
    • Helps kids develop social skills
  • Features multiple kitchen functions
    • 2 hot plates
    • A sink
    • Knobs that click when you turn them
  • Roomy cabinet
    • Features sliding door
    • Easily store kitchen accessories
  • Doesn’t contain any BPA
  • Recommended for children 3 years and older

Cons that some reviewers want you to consider:

  • Had to use glue to keep screws and pegs in place during assembly
  • Difficult to assemble

“I bought this play kitchen for my daughter and I loved the size and simplicity of this one when I saw it especially since other toy kitchens can be so huge! I did struggle in the beginning to get it together, but once I got everything lined up everything stayed in place and it was PERFECT! It’s really the perfect size and my daughter is so in love with it! I’m so glad we purchased it!” 

– Cassandra ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Check out these highly rated IKEA kitchen accessories you can purchase for your little chef:

1. DUKTIG 7-piece toy baking set

rolling pin baking set with stainless cookie cutters

Price | $11.99

Roll out a batch of sugar cookies or throw in a perfect bunt cake, these baking tools will look just like Moms!

“I bought this baking set to use when I do play-doh with my students. The kids love the cookie cutters and the two little cake pans. The cookie pan is used in my adult kitchen and is such a handy size for a single adult!”

– Joann ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

2. DUKTIG 9-piece fruit basket set

various felt food and red basket sitting on IKEA shelf

Price | $9.99

Fresh fruit will never get thrown out again with this adorable felt food set and it even comes with its very own basket!

“My granddaughters have been playing and enjoying their basket of fruits (ages 1 & 3)! Everything is well made and colorful. The basket is used for loads of play and is holding up to a lot of rough use!” 

– Sandy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

3. DUKTIG 10-piece coffee/tea set

glass tea set in box at IKEA store

Price | $9.99

Host a fun tea party with all their stuffed animals! This realistic and colorful tea set will bring their imagination to life.

“This tea set is perfect for youngsters to actually drink and eat from, not like so many that are doll-sized. The pastel colors are pretty and can even help in teaching little ones about color matching. I really appreciate that this set came well packaged and shipped with no breakage, perfect birthday gift!” 

– Valarie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

4. DUKTIG Toy cash register

wooden toy cash register on white IKEA shelf with coins

Price | $17.99

You can’t beat the price and quality of this cash register and with a solar-powered calculator screen and fun play money they’ll never run out of fun!

“We’ve had our cash register for over two years, and my kids still love it. I love that this toy is solar-powered, so it recharges completely on its own with no need to ever change batteries. This toy has gotten regular use in our home- it’s great to have the combined money and calculator function as my kids start to understand how to do basic computations and work with money.”

– Christine ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

5. DUKTIG 5-piece toy cookware set

cookware set in box at IKEA store

Price | $9.99

A good pair of stainless steel pots and pans are needed in every kitchen and now they’ve never been so cheap to stock up on. (Pun intended). 😉

“My wife and I got this toy cookware set for our daughter after she destroyed a cheap plastic set that she once received as a gift. We are very impressed by the sturdiness of the IKEA set, and they feel like real pots and pans!” 

– Brad ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

6. DUKTIG 5-piece toy kitchen utensil set

stainless steel utensils set on white counter

Price | $4.99

And don’t forget some handy, inexpensive utensils to stir all your best concoctions!

“I bought these for my three-year-old daughter to help me in the kitchen because my regular size utensils are difficult for her to use. She loves them! Even more amazing, they have helped her to better her gross and fine motor skills and gain confidence when dipping, pouring, turning, etc.”

– Stephanie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

7. DUKTIG 4-piece cupcake set

strawberry and chocolate cupcake felt food sets at IKEA

Price | $5.99

Once it’s time for dessert, your little one will love showing off this set of decorated cupcakes, so make sure to come to the kitchen hungry!

“My daughter loves playing with these! I love that the tops of the cupcakes are attached with Velcro, so you pull them off and pretend you’ve eaten them or make the tops their own dessert and the bottom can be another type of dessert. Great for little imaginations!” 

– Wendy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

8. LÅTSAS 11-piece shopping basket set

various felt food and red basket sitting on IKEA shelf

Price | $12.99

Pasta and eggplant and bread, oh my! If they need to hit the grocery store for some more food, this felt set has a delicious and colorful variety of goods and it also comes with its very own basket.

“This set of food has high-quality designs with true vegetable proportions and recognizable enough to a toddler. The food is soft and very comfortable for a little one to carry. This would also appeal to children who are older too – I donated one to my child’s kindergarten class and the teacher and kids have been thrilled with it!” 

– Jan ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Did you see these highly rated IKEA beds that I shared? There are some for kids, too!

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Comments 8

  1. Lora

    I didn’t realize that IKEA sold this kind of stuff. Now I will be planning a trip there lol Thanks for the info!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re very welcome, Lora! Happy shopping!

  2. Lpmousse

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    My kids (ages 3.5 and 5), have the Duktig kitchen. They got is as a gift from their Aunt, and they LOVE it. The microwave sometimes is a fridge or freezer in their pretend world. It’s really well built.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Too cute! Glad they have enjoyed that one! Thanks for taking the time to comment!

  3. elewis91

    We have all the ikea play food, pots, pans, and utensils that we use with out retro wood kidkraft kitchen. They’re very good quality and priced affordably. My children love them! I’d definitely buy them again if I had to do it over. They’ve held up nicely for 3 years so far!

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      Thank you so much for letting us know the items you have and how much you love them, elewis91!

  4. Brianne Davenport

    My daughter is 18 months and always want to help in our kitchen will this be suitable for her ?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi there! I don’t find an age recommendation listed, however the reviews do list various experiences with different ages. Hoping this might help!

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