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Kindertisch Baustelle Outdoor

Mud kitchen DIY in just 5 minutes!

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

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Mud kitchen build in 3 steps

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Step 1: Basic structure made from IKEA boxes

Your DIY mud kitchen is based on simple wooden and plastic boxes from IKEA. Our tip: You can also use beverage crates instead of wooden boxes!

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Step 2: Stick the design film on the lid

Cover the lids of the IKEA TROFAST boxes with the customised stickers. The films are CE-certified, weatherproof, UV-resistant and ensure maximum fun!

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Step 3: Fill the 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're ready to start playing!

3 reasons for yours mud kitchen

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

Mud kitchendIY for the small city balcony

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

I would like to have it!

More than 10,000 happy children are already playing with the Limmaland mud kitchen

while their parents can relax in the garden or on the balcony.

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

High quality which does not diminish in adhesive performance and colour intensity even after a year of outdoor use.

Super stickers for the mud kitchen. Arrived quickly, look good and our daughter really likes them.

Great product. I bought it for my day care. Super easy to attach and holds really firmly. The children love it too. Thank you for this great idea!

Build your IKEA mud kitchen now!

Choose your favourite motif including DÄCKEL for the TROFAST box:

What is a mud kitchen?

A mud kitchen is a mini sandpit for children. In the mud kitchen, children usually play with sand and water. Small moulds can be used to make sand cakes - just like in a classic sandpit.

Why is mud kitchen a good idea?

The mud kitchen promotes and encourages children to play outside with nature. 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 sludge has numerous benefits:
  • encourages 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?

If you stack two drinks or IKEA crates on top of each other, the homemade mud kitchen will be the perfect height for playing and squishing while standing up. This is comfortable for your child and they can really let off steam while squishing 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?

As the mud kitchen is a seasonal toy, it gets more interesting every year. Many children enjoy playing with the mud kitchen until they reach primary school age.