A Waldorf play kitchen

Our new home has the most perfect little nook for our Waldorf play kitchen. With a lovely big window that the morning sun floods through. It’s between our kitchen and family room… at one end of our dining room. So right in the center of activity!

It brings together some lovely Waldorf-y elements we have been gathering over the last few years… A little child sized kitchen hutch with egg cups, milk bottles and bakeware. A sweet little table that my mum gave us when she moved away. And my favourite ~ a little olden style oven. I’d been coveting a beautiful Waldorf wooden one when my mother in law’s heater broke. She offered it to us to convert into a play oven. And isn’t it just right!


Then there are the little touches… a beautiful Waldorf alphabet from the Old Freedom Train (I’ve only recently put this up, despite having it for a couple of years, as my son is now very interested in letters). A colourful rug to bring the area together. And what play kitchen would be complete without a tea set. Chai tea and cake is served to me quite regularly!

Happy days, Kelly

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26 Comments

  • Reply Kim August 11, 2014 at 5:32 am

    Just beautiful. Love the converted oven.

  • Reply Janet Maddox August 11, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    This play kitchen is wonderful.

  • Reply Steph @ this brown wren August 12, 2014 at 5:27 am

    What a beautiful space for your babies to play in! Bravo Mumma xx

  • Reply katay August 12, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    Beautiful play kitchen, love the silk wings!

    • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts August 13, 2014 at 3:57 am

      The silk wings are gorgeous aren’t they! Love watching them play in them 🙂

    • Reply Jenny November 6, 2016 at 2:53 pm

      hi! I love your blog. are the silk wings from Sarah’s Silks?

  • Reply Bekka Joy August 12, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Oh Kellly it’s such a beautiful space! Love seeing your posts AND your fabulous photos with that new camera! xx

    • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts August 13, 2014 at 3:57 am

      Thanks so much Bekka 🙂 I really love how it has come together – and yes, isn’t the new camera wonderful!!

  • Reply peacefulparentsconfidentkids August 13, 2014 at 5:08 am

    Gorgeous!! I’d love something like this for my daughters!

  • Reply Nichole Halliday August 15, 2014 at 6:53 am

    What a lovely space Kelly! It makes your heart sing just looking with the pictures (which are gorgeous).

    • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts August 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm

      Blogging is great – even in the future when we’ve moved past this phase I can look back at the pics 🙂

  • Reply Kate Nelson August 17, 2014 at 6:19 am

    I want one! Lucky kids – it’s gorgeous!

  • Reply Ronnie August 17, 2014 at 8:41 am

    A wonderful space! I really love the rug – did you make it?

    • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts August 17, 2014 at 10:33 pm

      Thanks Ronnie – I actually bought it from Ishka at the mall 🙂 A good find I thought!

  • Reply katef August 20, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    just gorgeous!
    We’ve begun to move on from our little kitchen corner, though we still have a beautiful wooden sink and stove tucked into a corner of our family room as we have for the last 10 years!

    • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts September 2, 2014 at 12:48 am

      wonderful to have had 10 happy years of play! I hope my kids play with ours for as long 🙂

  • Reply Jackie(My Little Bookcase) January 15, 2015 at 6:14 am

    What a beautifully inspiring space. That rug is divine.

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