The Creative Cooks Kitchen is recommended for ages two to twelve years. As the parent of a two-year-old, smaller accessories may generate some concern, but these smaller pieces can be kept in a safe place until the child is mature enough to play with them. This toy does not foster any cultural biases, but may be used as a tool for diversity. Rather than the normal array of food and cookware, accessories such as chopsticks can be introduced, or international play food sets. One package I found included fettuccini, salsa, Swiss cheese, strawberry kiwi juice, and salmon steak. This gives a child an...
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