Wooden Cutting Food

by Melissa & Doug

Wooden Cutting Food is rated 4.92105263157895 out of 5 by 38.
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This set contains eight pieces of wooden food, a cutting board and a wooden knife. Cutting the food makes a satisfying "crunch"--and a playful introduction to concepts of "whole," "part," and fractions. Ages 3+.

Dimensions: 10.8" H × 2.6" W × 11.5" L

Shipping weight: 2.96 lbs.

UPC: 000772104876

Sub-brand: Play Food
Appropriate for ages: 3 - 6

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great idea! My three year old received this as a Christmas present. He loves it. We order "real" pizza once a week and Roman loves to make his own version with this toy. It is well made and carefully crafted. I have nothing bad to say!
Date published: 2015-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! My son is 2 1/2 and has developmental delays. I wasn't sure if he would be able to use this right away, but it looked so cute I bought it for Christmas. It is the best toy out of many he received this year. He loves to pretend to slice the veggies, fruits and bread, just like mommy. He needs some help to reassemble the pieces and line up the knife, but loves the satisfying crunch as the velcro gives way. When all the pieces are cut up, we put them in pots to make soup. This is a fun activity in the kitchen when I'm busy cooking and my son is busy dumping pieces in and out and stirring away at his pretend meal. Love this toy!
Date published: 2014-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I rate this toy 10/10 This toy is delightful. Children learn how to count the bread slices and also how to put the loaf of bread back together like a puzzle. They can learn their colors by discussing the different fruit and vegetables. It is a very educational gift.
Date published: 2013-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must for 2 year olds! My 2 year old son has 0 attention span. But this he played with for a while. also and the best thing about this toy.. My son could not draw straight lines.. i figured he was to young, but after playing with this toy for 2 weeks... He can now trace lines... as well as i can... His hand coordination... Is fantastic thanks to this toy.. We are buying more slicing foods... thats why i'm on here now...lol. Turely A MUST HAVE!!!
Date published: 2013-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT FOOD KIDS LOVE PLAYING WITH THE FOOD
Date published: 2012-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful set! My daughter who is three and my 17 month old son equally love this toy! My husband and I bought this for our daughter for her birthday this year because she loves play food. She loves putting the food pieces together and then carefully cutting them apart. My son loves to chew on them and we learn about colors and shapes as he plays with them! I love that these are so well made and realistic! I can't wait to purchase more Melissa and Doug wooden food sets!!
Date published: 2012-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! This is one of the best toys we have seen and it's used ALL the time - the kids love it! I highly recommend it!
Date published: 2012-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cutting food I bought this for my son who will be 3 in May. He loves it! It's one of the only things that he doesn't ever seem to get bored with. It never gets old and keeps him busy for a while.
Date published: 2012-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good fun My daughter uses these a lot - but rarely reassembles the various food items for use with the knife... she's 3 now but can imagine more detailed use in the future.
Date published: 2012-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product! I bought this for my son for this second birthday. We both enjoy playing with it. I can't put the food back together fast enough for him to cut it. He has played with this toy more then any other toy he has ever gotten.
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy 2 year old This was a present from Santa and it was a hit! My 2 year old played with it for hours and still does. He always wants to cut his food up at dinner so this was a perfect toy for him. The food goes back together very easily with the Velcro. Very good concept and hours of fun. The fact that they are wooden makes it even more appealing as they will last forever. I would highly recommend this toy.
Date published: 2012-01-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So cute, but... The cutting food is great. My daughter just got it for her second birthday to go along with her new kitchen. She loves to make sandwiches, and count the pieces after she has cut them. However, I'm very disappointed in the finish. We just opened the package on Saturday (6 days ago), and the paint is chipping on the yellow pepper, the tomato, and the cucumber. The knife "blade" is splintering. I have friends that bought this years ago, and it still looks great. I'm very surprised at the condition of ours already.
Date published: 2011-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 2 year LOVES this!! My 2 year old loves this! We spend lots of time playing with these. I put them together and she starts cutting. By the time I get them together she's finished cutting. FUN FUN!! I'm going to buy the fruit too! Great product! We love Melissa and Doug puzzles!
Date published: 2011-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO much fun! My daughter loved this toy. She plays with it often and it is SO durable which is more than I can say for a lot of toys these days!
Date published: 2011-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 3 yr. old boy LOVES this! My 3 yr. old boy picked this out, he loves helping me in the kitchen but it can be very unsafe. This lets him make his own "meals". He is obsessed with butter knives, now that he has his own "knife" to cut with he doesn't try to grab knives from the kitchen. We like to play restaurant, he gets his toy cash register, we set up his small table and chair and he creates meals and sells them to his parents. The set is very well made, solid wood.
Date published: 2011-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps my toddler occupied Bought this product along with the corner wooden kitchen. My daughter enjoys the crunch sound while slicing the wooden food. She also enjoys playing pretend cooking. As a parent, I use this product for her to learn her colors and to learn how to count the wooden slices.
Date published: 2011-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Gift EVER! My daughter (3yrs old) received this for a Christmas gift this year....it was (and still is) a HIT! It's by far the coolest gift she has ever gotten. Keeps her busy for hours!
Date published: 2011-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from helps with hand eye coordination As soon as I opened the kids couldn't stop playing with it for hours. Helped them figure out how things go back together. They kept saying the color and wether it was a veggie or fruit. My 3yr old daughter kept correcting my 2yr old son on his colors.
Date published: 2011-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2 y/o LOVES IT TOTALLY RECOMMEND THIS TOY!
Date published: 2010-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product I purchased this product for my 3 year old Great Nephew. He was totally involved with this product. It is a great product for hand eye coordination and I couldn't be happier with this purchase.
Date published: 2010-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT Toy Have already bought this for 2 birthday presents for other kids. My 3 yr old daughter LOVES this ! She loves pretending to make me a salad by cutting up the food items. Great learning tool for what fruits are what and how to assemble them.
Date published: 2010-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great toy! Great Toy!!!! My 2 1/2 year old daughter has played with this for hours on end. It really helps with motor skills. She had broken her arm recently and we were looking for something to encourage her to use both hands and this toy was perfect.
Date published: 2010-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our "Hi-yah" fun! My son is only 17 months and absolutely loves his "Hi-ya!" toy. He says "hi-ya" when cutting the food. He can play with this toy for hours and it has been so good for his hand-eye coordination. My husband does daycare and ALL of the kids, 17m - 4yrs love to play with this. It's a great and smart toy!
Date published: 2010-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Toy! This play food set is great! Our two year old daughter received this as a Christmas gift and enjoys it very much. The set is durable, realistic, and colorful. The only thing I would change is adding a lid to the crate or some sort of sleeve into which the crate can slide.
Date published: 2010-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Long Lasting Fun!!! My daughter has had this set for 2 and a half years now and it has continued to be a favorite. She is now 5 and her brother is 2 and they play with this food set several times a week. I cannot tell you how many wooden sandwiches and soups I have "eaten" that have been prepared on the little cutting board. Nothing has worn out and it still keeps them occupied. If you have young children, this will definately keep them entertained.
Date published: 2010-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A big hit with my sons! My 3 year old son received this gift for Christmas after falling in love with it during a recent Parents As Teachers home visit. He really wants to cut his food at the dinner table now, which doesn't always go so well for him. This toy lets him safely cut to his heart's content, while offering up opportunities for sensory integration (the cutting sound made by the velcro is very interesting to him) and imaginative play. His 2 year old brother enjoys sticking the foods together and taking them apart by hand- he's not so good with the knife just yet.
Date published: 2010-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great play food set!! This set is one of my son's favorite. He likes to "cut" the fruit, veggies, and breads. It is great for color recognition, counting pieces, and introducting fractions. We also make sandwiches with the bread and tomato sandwiches. A big favorite by his friends also.
Date published: 2010-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a classic This is one of my all time favorites. My kids pull this out time and again...even when I thought they were too old for it.
Date published: 2009-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a terrific play set. I searched a long time to find good quality play food for my granddaughter's Xmas kitchen she's getting, and finally found Melissa and Doug products. This "cutting set" is brightly colored with many foods that stick together with velcro. Also a wooden knife for "cutting" and a little cutting board are included. I know she will love it!
Date published: 2009-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JUST LOVE IT! This is so much fun. My kids want to cut thier own food and this is the perfect preactice without seeming educational. They use the food ion the play kitchen and cut it apart for hours.. Love the little cuttiing board too. Sometimes they have trouble getting the parts back together but are learning that too.
Date published: 2009-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! My son received this set as a gift from his grandparents when he was 3. Three years later, he STILL loves to play with this, as do visiting children of various ages. I was surprised to see 8-year-olds fascinated by "cutting" wooden food. But they're right, there is something very satisfying about the realistic "crunch" sound that the velcro makes as you push against it with the wooden knife. This set has proven itself sturdy, and very adaptable. Well worth the money. We whole-heartedly recommend this set!
Date published: 2009-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite Toy of All Time! I had this toy for my now 8 yr old twins. My boys loved this toy! Every child who came over to my house (all age groups) have loved it. They play with it for hours. I now have an 8 mth old & ordering a set for him. I think this is the best toy we've ever had.
Date published: 2009-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent toy! My child is 2 1/2 and my girlfriends child is 3, and both of our girls LOVE this toy. I like that I can use it to work on colors and counting. My daughter would sit and play with it for hours if I would keep puting the pieces back together for her. The knife is a little thick for the pieces when it is new, but as the velcro gets some wear it works better. It appears that if the velcro should wear out from lots of play it could be easily replaced. Overall it is a great toy!
Date published: 2009-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best thing EVER!!! My daughter saw this set on display at a store and could not leave it alone! My in-laws got it for her for her 3rd birthday. She has yet to go a day without playing with it! I LOVE it! She can play with her cutting set while I'm fixing dinner and feel like she's helping! All 4 of my girls enjoy playing with it (ages 3-10). The hardest thing for my girls is matching up the pieces correctly. Some of the pieces are a bit tricky to tell which side match up.
Date published: 2009-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great toy I bought this for my 2 year old. He played with it the whole weekend. His older cousins, 5, 8, and 12 also had fun playing with it. It's made well and the kids really liked being able to cut just like adults. I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2009-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product!! When you cut the food, the sounds are realistic!!! I love this product, and my grandson loves it too!!
Date published: 2009-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hours of fun with this food for all ages When this present arrived in his mail, our two-year old grandson played with it for hours that day, and every day after it was always a part of his play day. His older cousins, both boys and girls, were equally entertained with the cutting food. Time for cutting fruit!
Date published: 2009-05-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Let's have a Make Believe Picnic My granddaughter sat the stuffed Animals around her table and we all enjoyed having a Make Believe Picnic Lunch many times. When it's time to buy a gift for someone, a Melissa & Doug toy is first choice knowing how my granddaughter/son enjoyed the Christmas/Birthday gifts they've received.
Date published: 2009-05-14

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Wooden Cutting Food

Wooden Cutting Food

by Melissa & Doug

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 6

Dimensions: 10.8" H × 2.6" W × 11.5" L

Shipping weight: 2.96 lbs.

UPC: 000772104876