Melissa & Doug Toys
Melissa and Doug Bernstein began creating toys in Doug's parents' garage in 1988. Their first wooden toy came out in 1991. Now, some 20 years later they are known world-wide for their high-end quality wooden toys. These toys are built to last which makes them a good value.
These are the kinds of toys parents can feel good about giving their children and grandchildren. They are very durable and will be something you can hand down from generation to generation.
Just when I think I've seen all the varieties they make, I find something new that's even cuter than the last toy. I've assembled some of my favorites. These toys will entertain children for hours at a time as they play make believe. All of the toys I have featured here are recommended for children 3+ years old.
Doesn't it make you want to be a kid again?
Melissa & Doug Shopping Cart
What child wouldn't love to have a metal shopping cart?
This cute Melissa & Doug shopping cart is made of metal, has pivoting front wheels and a folding seat for pushing around their favorite doll or bear. It's 23 1/4 inches x 15 inches x 11 3/4 inches. Assembly is required.
Amazon is good about having some bundle deals that allow you to buy the shopping cart and some groups of food items all for one discounted price.
Kids love playing grocery store check out. Find a play cash register and some play money and you've just created loads of fun for almost any kid!
Melissa & Doug Pizza Party
This sturdy wooden pizza has six slices, a colorful pizza box or tray, a pizza cutter, spatula for serving and over 50 toppings. The pizza even makes slicing sounds when kids pretend to cut it.
Dimensions: 1.8 inches x 9 inches x 13.3 inches packaged.
Melissa & Doug Cake Sets
- Melissa & Doug Birthday Party Cake-this is a single layer birthday cake that includes six slices of cake, removable candles and toppings, a serving tray and spatula. This cake makes slicing sounds when it is cut.
Dimensions: 1.8 inches x 13 inches x 9 inches packaged
- Melissa & Doug Tiered Special Occasion Cake-this beautiful pink and white 3-layered cake is perfect for those pretend weddings. It comes with a bride and groom topper, a flower bouquet, additional toppings, a cake server and decorative cake plate. It also has a bakery box.
Dimensions: 6.25 inches x 10.25 inches x 8 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Slice & Bake Cookie Set
Melissa & Doug Slice & Bake Cookie set consists of 12 wooden sliceable cookies, 12 toppings, a wooden knife, spatula, cookie sheet and a kitchen mitt. The cookies can be stored in a durable dough tube.
Dimensions: 10.5 inches x 13.5 inches x 3.25 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Kitchen Sets
Melissa & Doug Kitchen sets are every little girl's dream! When I was a kid in the late 60s and early 70s it was Suzy Homemaker kitchen sets.
- Melissa & Doug Deluxe Kitchen Playset-
This kitchen set includes a stove, refrigerator/freezer, oven, microwave oven with a turntable, and sink. Some assembly is required. Dimensions: 42 inches x 17.5 inches x 43 inches
Melissa & Doug Cook's Corner Kitchen Playset- This set has a removable sink, a cooktop with 3 burners, an oven with knobs that click, a refrigerator, several storage shelves, a cutting board and a real working timer. Dimensions: 26 inches x 36 inches x 16 inches
Melissa & Doug Cooking Sets
- Melissa & Doug Stir Fry Slicing Set includes a wooden knife, meat, red pepper, bok choi, shrimp, mushrooms, snow peas, loop and hook chopsticks and a non-stick wooden wok. Dimensions: 3.25 inches x 8.5 inches x 10 inches packaged.
- Melissa & Doug Grill Set includes a 2 piece wooden grill, fixin's for 3 kabobs including skewers, shrimp, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and pepper pieces. It also has a wooden knife and tongs. Dimensions: 1.5 inches x 9 inches x 8.5 inches packaged
- Melissa & Doug Sushi Slice & Play Setis a 24 piece set that includes sliceable sushi rolls, shrimp, tuna, chopsticks, and cleaver. The sushi rolls make chopping sounds when sliced. Dimensions: 1.5 inches x 9 inches x 10 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Wooden Bake & Serve Brownies
Melissa & Doug Bake & Serve Brownies consist of six slice and serve brownies that fit nicely into a baking tray. The set includes 18 assorted toppings, cut and serve wooden knife and spatula, a cardboard brownie mix box and oven mitt.
Dimensions: 10.25 inches x 13.2 inches x 3.25 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set
Melissa & Doug Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set includes 4 wooden cupcakes, a baking tray, 3 dry erase markers that look like tubes of icing, removable wipe-off cupcake tops, wooden candles, and changeable cupcake holders. Dimensions: 10.5 inches x 13.25 inches x 3.13 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Food Groups
Melissa & Doug Food Groups is a set that features food from the five food groups, plus oil. It includes corn, watermelon, milk, cheese, cereal, fish, eggs, and more. Dimensions: 2.5 inches x 8.75 inches x 12.5 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Sandwich Sets
Melissa & Doug Sandwich Making kit has 16 wooden sandwich fixin's, wooden knife and storage tray. The pieces make a crunching sound when you use the wooden knife to slice the pieces apart. Dimensions: 1.75 inches x 9 inches x 13 inches packaged
Melissa & Doug Fruit Sets
Melissa & Doug have a variety of ways to purchase sets of fruit. They have a fruit crate of cutting fruits that includes a wooden knife and seven pieces of sliceable fruit that can be cut into a total of 17 pieces. The food makes crunching sounds when sliced. Dimensions: 2.75 inches x 9 inches x 9 inches packaged
They also have a crate of farm fruits that are realistic in size. There are 8 pieces of molded plastic fruit.
They also have bundles of six of some of your favorite fruits like bananas, nectarines, oranges and apples.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Kitchen Accessory Set
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Kitchen Accessory Set includes a wooden frying pan, stockpot with lid, saucepan with lid, spoon, slotted spatula and an oven mitt.
Dimensions: 5 inches x 10.5 inches x 10.5 inches packaged
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