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Kindertisch Baustelle Outdoor

Mud kitchen build it yourself - in just 5 minutes!

The mud kitchen is the great outdoor fun for kids in spring and summer!&nbspDiscover now how you can build your own mud kitchen in 5 minutes. 

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How to build your mud kitchen in 3 steps

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Step 1: Basic framework of IKEA boxes

The basis of your DIY mud kitchen is formed by simple boxes made of wood and plastic from IKEA. Our tip: Instead of wooden boxes you can also use beverage crates!

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Step 2: Stick the design foil on the lid

Stick the stickers on the lids of the IKEA TROFAST boxes. The foils are CE-certified, weatherproof, UV-resistant and ensure maximum fun!

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Step 3: Fill boxes with water and sand

And the mud kitchen is already set up! You can now fill the plastic boxes with sand and water. Add a few moulds - and you can start playing!

3 reasons for one mud kitchen

  1. Children love the mud kitchen as a fresh air activity in the garden or on the balcony.
  2. Playing with the mud kitchen promotes creative thinking as well as a healthy immune system - a great Montessori toy for outside.
  3. When your child is busy and happy with the mud kitchen, you can sit back and enjoy the sunny days.

Perfect for the small city balcony

You don't need a big garden for mud kitchen. Our IKEA hack fits even on the smallest balcony! And it can easily be taken to grandma & grandpa's or to the playground.

I would like to have it!

Already more than 5,000 satisfied children play with the Limmaland mud kitchen

and meanwhile the parents can relax in the garden and on the balcony.

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The stickers for the mud kitchen are great. The children definitely have fun!

Customer feedback

High quality which does not lose its adhesive performance and colour intensity even outdoors after a year.

Customer feedback

Great stickers for the mud kitchen. They arrived quickly, look good and our daughter really likes them.

Customer feedback

Great product. Bought it for my day care. Super easy to attach and holds really tight. The children are also thrilled. Thank you for this great idea!

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Build your mud kitchen now!

Choose your favourite motif including DÄCKEL for the TROFAST box:

What is a mud kitchen?

A mud kitchen is a mini sandbox for children. The mud kitchen is usually used for mudding with sand and water. Small moulds can be used to make sand cakes - similar to the classic sandbox.

Why is a mud kitchen useful?

The mud kitchen promotes and encourages children to play with nature outside. Playing in the mud kitchen offers the opportunity to train social skills and helps children to learn actively through play and, above all, to have fun.
Playing with mud and muck has numerous benefits:
  • promotes creative thinking
  • improves cognitive functions
  • helps build a healthy immune system
  • Playing with the mud kitchen makes children happy

How high should a mud kitchen be?

Stacking two drink or IKEA crates on top of each other gives the homemade mud kitchen a perfect height for playing and squishing while standing. It's comfortable for your child and they can really let off steam while standing up!

From what age is a mud kitchen suitable?

Most manufacturers recommend playing with the mud kitchen from the age of 3. However, many children already play extensively with moulds and sand at the age of one. Our tip: Start with the mini version of the mud kitchen and expand it over time!

How long do children play with the mud kitchen?

Since the mud kitchen is a seasonal toy, it becomes interesting anew every year. Many children enjoy playing with the mud kitchen right up to primary school age.