The Melissa and Doug chef's kitchen pretend play set is the perfect place for budding chefs to practice their craft and develop their independence. Children love copying the tasks that their grown-ups do and this lifelike kitchen offers a great opportunity for them to play house. Features such as an ice cube dispenser that dispenses real ice cubes, a spinning plate in the microwave, movable hooks and lifelike hob will delight children. Parents will enjoy how great this kitchen looks in the bedroom or playroom thanks to the slick modern charcoal design with faux tile splashback and solid wooden craftsmanship. Melissa and Doug toys are reliably good quality and are designed and built with children in mind. The handy memo pad on the front of the fridge is a great detail to add an extra aspect of fun and educational value. There is loads of storage space in this kitchen as well which makes it great for stocking up on groceries and accessories as well as tidying up at the end of the day. This kitchen is super for independent play, enabling children to whip up meals for the family, bake treats for tea parties and serve drinks to their friends. It is large enough for multiple children to play together, honing their skills of team working and sharing out tasks. This is an easy to assemble sturdy kitchen that will stand the test of time.