Let's Pretend!

Play pretend with your toddler and help them develop imagination and creativity.


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With this crate, your toddler will strengthen their math sense and language skills through pretend play. See the products

Did you know? Your toddler’s budding prefrontal cortex is helping them develop more advanced thinking for pretend play and self-awareness!

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This month, you and your toddler will explore:

  • pretend play

    For young toddlers, pretend play is often about imitating the behavior they see around them. (More imaginative, fantasy play is a hallmark of older toddlers.) When your toddler pretends to feed their dolls or reads a book to their stuffies — yup, they’ve been listening, looking, and learning.

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Each crate includes a grownup guide with 20+ pages of science-based, research-backed content about your toddler’s current stage.

  • Advice from doctors & experts

    The skinny on skills and brain science

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    What’s inside?

    1. In Essentials + Plus + Deluxe:

      Cooking Set

      Serving up pretend meals and sides helps your toddler practice hand-eye coordination with this three-piece set.

    2. In Essentials + Plus + Deluxe:

      Reversible Play Basket

      Use the basket to hold wood veggies, pretend it’s a plushie’s bed, or take it on a picnic — the play options are endless!

    3. In Essentials + Plus + Deluxe:

      Wood Veggies

      Talk together about the four veggies’ names while introducing early math through leaf counting or planting in order of height.

    4. In Essentials + Plus + Deluxe:

      Planter Box

      Encourage independent play by planting a crop of wood veggies into removable soil pillows before harvesting them.

    5. In Essentials + Plus + Deluxe:

      Grownup Guide

      Over 20 pages of research-backed guidance, development milestones, and activities to try at home.

    6. Only in Plus + Deluxe:

      Fill-It-Up Recycling Truck

      Add interactive play to recycling day with a truck toddlers can fill up with wood blocks and dump out.

    7. Only in Deluxe:

      Good Night, Gorilla

      Follow a sneaky, silly gorilla as he sets his animal friends free.

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    Made with care.

    Each crate is designed with love and made to last.

    All Panda Crate products are free of BPA, phthalates, and lead and meet or exceed rigorous testing and safety standards. Everything uses non-toxic, water-based paints and finishes.

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    What grownups are saying


    3,060 Panda Crate reviews


    Carolyn T

    My daughter loves the panda crates! We look forward to every new crate with the subscription. The toys are built with high quality materials and simple designs allowing optimal play and learning to occur. Each toy is easy to clean and portable so great when were on the go as a family. In addition, it helps us busy parents support our child development every time we play together. Thank you Kiwico!

    Alyson R

    The toys in the boxes are always fantastic good quality and have multiple uses

    Hermes D

    its nice my daughter is getting new toys that are helpful for her and dont have to even think about it as a parent

    Alexis N

    Keeps them curious teaches them


    Love the crate. Engaging