Little Tikes Cook'n Store Kitchen

Have you been shopping around for the right children's kitchen set but everything you find is just a bit too big for your child? Maybe you'd like something small, designed for a younger child? Well, with the Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen, you'll receive exactly that. The set comes in two different looks, with a mostly pink, colorful set and another is a gray and red set.

All of this just gives you the right color option for your home and your child. So, if you are tired of trying to find the right child's kitchen that works for your child's age, let's check out the Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen model to see if it fits all of your needs.

Before heading out and deciding on this particular kitchen, take a few and check out different sets on the market and compare each with a few different areas of the set. Some of these comparison points you should keep in mind include:

  • What comes with the kitchen set
  • Features of the kitchen set
  • Specifications of the kitchen set
  • Comparisons


What Comes with the Kitchen Set

Most Little Tikes kitchen sets come with a few accessories. That is the case with the Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen. While the set is on the smaller side, it does offer a solid 32 kitchen accessories. This cuts down the price of what you eventually pay. Now, what is it that you will end up paying? There are currently two different price points. The pink variation costs around $60 while the gray and red set costs $67 (as of April, 2016). Of course, this also depends on where you buy it and whether or not insurance/shipping is provided.


The Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen is designed for children between the ages of two and eight. Now, eight may be pushing it due to the sheer size of the kitchen, it is more along the lines of two to five. Anything older than this and the kitchen may simply prove to be too small.



Features of the Kitchen Set

The Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen is on the smaller side, but it does have some nice features to keep in mind. Some of these features include:

  • Oven, microwave and fridge doors all open and close
  • Twist knobs on the front of the set
  • Some added storage tables on one side of the kitchen
  • Can easily fold up to reduce size of set when not played with

This particular Little Tikes kitchen set is designed for not only your children but you in mind as well. Tired of trying to piece together or do not like the idea of wooden sets with less than clear instructions (or no instructions at all)? This Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen model basically comes fully assembled. So all you need to do is slide it out of the box and it is ready to go. Open up the accessories kit and your child won't need to wait longer than a minute or two to begin playtime.



Specifications of the Kitchen Set

The Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen is small. Smaller than most average play kitchens. *These measurements are when the set is folded up on itself at 11.1 inches deep, 13.3 inches long and 29.4 inches tall. The general length does double when pulled out. However, it allows you to place it basically anywhere. As no assembly is required you just need to take the box with you and open it up there. Plus, at around 14 pounds in weight, there's never a problem moving it to another room.



Comparisons

Looking for a Little Tikes kitchen set but want a slightly different feel or look to it? The Little Tikes Cook N Grow Kitchen is one option. All you need to do is set it up and certain elements slide out, giving you even more play room than what it looks like at first.

It does cost a bit more at $92, but if you want some extra cubic inches of play space, it might be worth it.


Another brand option is the Step2 Lifestyle Fresh Accents Kitchen. This model provides a bit more of a "traditional kitchen" look without all of the bright colors. It is also a nice kitchen if you'd like something for children that are a bit older, without breaking the bank at $79.


To conclude, there are plenty of kitchen sets on the market today. This gives you plenty of opportunities to find the right kitchen. With the Little Tikes Cook 'n Store Kitchen, you not only have a set that might be perfect for your child's size, but it also is on the cheaper end of the spectrum as well. Just make sure to compare it with other kitchens on the market before you opt into this kitchen.


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