Imaginary play gives kids the chance to experiment and identify with the adult world around them, and it’s also really important for cognitive and social skills. Imaginary play is always a great solution for boredom and can keep kids of all ages amused for hours. Sound good? We thought so. We took a look at the best imaginary play toys for kids on the market right now, so you can keep the little ones happily amused during lockdown.

Doctor’s Set, Blue Almonds

My Tool Bench, Blue Almonds

Shop and Cafe, Blue Almonds

Alex’s Work Bench, Le Toy Van

Coffee Maker, Scandiborn

Bigjigs Play Kitchen, Kidly

Toy Shop, Wayfiar

Ice Cream Shop, Kidly

Blender Bistro, Kid’s Concept

Little Dutch Tool Workbench, Scandiborn


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Cafe Shop Set, George

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Ice Cream Shop, Great Little Trading Co


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