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“Pin 2 Win” Giveaway!

by Craig Play Kitchens

500 Follower Giveaway! We just reached 500 followers on Facebook… To Celebrate, we’re doing a giveaway of a fabulous Trunki, and 4 sets of Magneatos!: You have 5 chances to win! Here’s how you enter, use the form below and complete the following: 1. Follow Us on Pinterest 2. Browse our store and PIN your […]

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How To Win Prizes From Us! – Our Weekly Giveaways!

by Craig Play Food

We’re giving away 1 prize EVERY WEEK now through December!! Just go to our Pretend Play Kitchen Shop Facebook Fan Page and click the LIKE Button at the top! Now you’re ready to enter our giveaway(s)! Winners will be chosen randomly unless otherwise stated in the giveaway post. Who can enter the Facebook Fan Page […]

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Top 5 Ways a Preschool can Use a Play Kitchen

by Gloria Education

Preschool directors who see the benefits of adding a play kitchen to their classrooms already know that children in their care will learn lessons that can help them in kindergarten and beyond. No, the lessons do not involve counting or early reading. The top five ways young children benefit in a preschool environment are by […]

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3 Tips To Use a Play Kitchen to Grow Your Relationship With Your Kids

by Gloria Parenting

Young children like playing pretend a lot. When they see you in the kitchen preparing meals, they would like to join too, and sometimes it could stress you out to see them playing with the flour and dirtying the kitchen table. You do love your child, but when she makes a mess in your turf, […]

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Develop Your Kids’ Healthy Habits Through a Kidkraft Kitchen Set

by Gloria Kidkraft Kitchens

What’s the best way to teach your children something? Is it by lecturing or modeling? According to child psychologists, children learn best through a combination of both. In teaching your kids proper hygiene and dining etiquette, for example, it would be best to use pretend toys like the Kidkraft kitchen to help them learn better. […]

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Make Pretend Play Fun and Educational With a Kidkraft Kitchen

by Gloria Education

Children love nothing more than to play, especially pretend play. Give them a piece of wood and they’ll be pirates fighting for their treasure. An empty box becomes a spaceship, a small bowl with be filled with “food” and eaten, and a small paper will suddenly take on life as a fighter jet. Truly, a […]

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Is It Okay For Kids To Play Kitchen With Imaginary Friends?

by Gloria Parenting

What do an imaginary friend and a play kitchen have in common? Both can help a young child understand the larger world around them. However, when a child first introduces an imaginary friend in conversations at home or at preschool, parents and teachers alike may be baffled or somewhat confused. There is no need to […]

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3 Tips to Choose the Right Play Kitchen Set for Your Kids

by Gloria Kidkraft Kitchens

When children engage in play, they are given an opportunity to practice real-world behaviors in a safe and secure place. They mimic actions modeled by the adults around them, and this develops their creativity and imagination when they pretend to live out roles that are not expected of them yet. Of the many games that […]

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Play Kitchen Areas: 5 Awesome Tips to Prevent Accidents at Home

by Gloria Children Safety

A play kitchen is a great toy that does a two-fold task – it keeps kids entertained, and it also serves as a great way to teach them the joys of cooking. However, having a child-friendly kitchen also entails having to make sure that your home and your children are ready for it. In this […]

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Promoting Imaginative Play In Children

by Craig Parenting

Imagine that we’ve just gone back in time and it’s the mid 1800’s. You’re a child of nine and you’re lucky because your family is in the blossoming middle class in your country and you actually have the leisure to play and enjoy yourself a bit rather than work on the family farm sunrise-to-sunset or […]

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