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By age 3, that little one is really getting into pretend play. That’s why we like birthday gifts for 3 year olds that encourage imagination and roll playing. The options are overwhelming (super hero? cartoon character? doctor? firefighter? butterfly?) so keep it simple with yummy pretend food toys. Give one of the gifts below and you’re guaranteed a invitation to a…
KidKraft Vintage Kitchen in White at Amazon for $146.93
Chef White Apron and Hat Set at Amazon for $12.98
Hape Kid’s Wooden Coffee Maker Kitchen Set with Accessories at Amazon for $24.99
Over Easy Breakfast Set at Land of Nod for $29.00
Marseille Blue Le Creuset® Toy Bakeware And Utensil Set at Pottery Barn Kids for $16.00-$24.00
Mini Cooking Set at Pottery Barn Kids for $24.00
Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Pots and Pans Pretend Play Kitchen Set for Kids (8 pcs) at Amazon for $29.99
Editor’s note: Find the bundle of pots and pans and cooking utensils here.
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set at Amazon for $15.99
Melissa and Doug Play Food Groups in Crates at Amazon for $19.99
Editor’s note: Find the bundle of food group crates and groceries here.
Love Tree Indoor Play Tent at Amazon for $129.99
SPLURGE: Palm Springs Playhouse at Land of Nod for $199.00
Le Toy Van Honeybake Collection 3-Tier Cake Stand with 8 Treats at Amazon for $32.33
Le Toy Van Biscuit and Plate Set at Amazon for $20.99
Green Toys Cupcake Set at Amazon for $25.00
Imagination Generation Delectable Desserts Petit Fours (9pc set) at Amazon for $14.99
Melissa & Doug Triple-Layer Birthday Party Cake Wooden Play Food Set at Amazon for $16.99
Green Toys Tea Set at Amazon for $21.47
Tea Set with Tray at Amazon for $56.64
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Bella Butterfly Tea Set (17 pc set) – Play Food Accessories at Amazon for $17.99
Wooden Farmers Market Stand for Pretend Play (30+pc set) at Amazon for $99.99 and includes fruit, chalkboard, chalk, and cash register
Editor’s note: Get the grocery store / lemonade stand version here.
SPLURGE: Farmer’s Market Delivery Bike Ride-On Toy at Pottery Barn Kids for $119.00
Editor’s note: Veggies sold separately.
Learning Resources Fresh Picked Fruit And Veggie Tote (17pc set) at Amazon for $17.59
Soft Artisen Bread Set at Pottery Barn Kids for $24.00
Hape Pita Pocket Play Food Set at Amazon for $13.90
Learning Resources Farmer’s Market Color Sorting Game Set at Amazon for $27.46
Learning Resources New Sprouts Deluxe Market Set at Amazon for $49.95
Editor’s note: Includes 30+ pretend food pieces, one shopping basket and one bushel basket.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Snacks and Sweets Rolling Food Cart at Amazon for $199.99 but has been on sale for $159.19
Editor’s note: Includes 40+ play food pieces. Reversible awning is ice cream on one side and snacks on the other.
Tentsy Ice-cream Parlor Playhouse at Target for $39.99
Ice Cream Truck Playhouse at Uncommon Goods for $69.00
Sweet Treats Ice Cream and Desserts Tower – Play Food Toy Set for Kids at Amazon for $7.50
Freezy Dream Treats (10pc set) at Land of Nod for $29.00
Melissa & Doug Frozen Treats Play Set at Amazon at $19.86
Le Toy Van Honeybake Collection, Ice Lollies Wooden Popsicles (6pc set) at Amazon for $20.00
Melissa and Doug Scoop and Stack Ice Cream Magnetic Play Set at Amazon for $29.99
Melissa and Doug Wooden Scoop and Serve Ice Cream Shop Counter Play Set at Amazon for $49.99
Le Toy Van Honeybake Collection Carlo’s Gelato Set at Amazon for $29.99
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