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Best Toddler Tables and Chairs That Aren’t Eyesores

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Kids’ tables and chairs tend to give your eyeballs a migraine. The sets are garish. They’re ugly. They’re big. They’re festooned with designs that no sane person would want in their home. And that’s why finding the best toddler table and chairs can feel almost futile.

But listen up, parents: Your home doesn’t have to look like Nickelodeon or Disney threw a kegger while you were out. You can actually find furniture (and toys) for your children, in particular table and chair sets, that are easy on the eyes, and completely suitable for kids.

These sets offer parents and caregivers peace of mind by preventing tots from potentially falling from higher perches. At the same time, they allow you to protect high-quality dining tables and upholstered chairs from the horror shows we call slime and kinetic sand. Chairs tend to stand 10 to 12 inches off the ground, making them easy for kids to manage without requiring assistance to get up or down.

See more: Best Ride-On Toys for Toddlers

If you’re shopping around for a set, consider how many chairs you need, how easy the set is to assemble and to clean, and whether you want to keep it out or store it when it’s not being used. Plus, determine whether you’re using it indoors or out, or both. 

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We’ve found the best table-and-chair sets for toddlers that provide them with a safe and stylish space of their own. Some are bright and colorful, while others are more understated, but all deliver on their premise. 

Best Toddler Table and Chairs

We've said it before and we'll say it again: You can't go wrong with anything from Melissa & Doug. This table and chair set, sized for kids ages three to eight, is easy to assemble and made from solid wood. It looks at home in any room of your house.

The set is easy to set up, easy to clean, and literally does not fall apart. Pretty much ever. Plus, we love the classic, simple look and feel of the set.

If you prefer bright colors (and find us a kid who doesn't), this well-crafted set is a winner.

You get a plain wood table, and chairs in various primary colors. And these chairs fit kids up to eight years of age, so even though the price is on the higher side, you’ll get plenty of use. Plus, you only need a Phillips-head screwdriver to put everything together. The chairs have an 11.25 inch seat height.

This table is beautiful enough to be in your dining room. It has rounded corners, sturdy legs, and was built by Pennsylvania artisans.

The most stunning play table we’ve seen maybe ever. It’s made from North American maple wood with a durable Baltic birch plywood top, with non-toxic, formaldehyde-free, phthalate-free finishes.

We love how easy this set is to clean, and the fact that the stools are stackable to save space.

The retro-cool vibe of this set is on point, especially if you miss Mad Men. The table and chairs are made of metal. Plus, the stools have flared legs for extra safety. They’re best for kids two to six.

This set is easy on the eyes, and easy for kids to use. The table and two chairs are gray and white, made of sturdy solid wood and the tabletop has a low border that will keep puzzle pieces, crayons, and toys on the table.

The table is easy to clean. All you need is a wipe, and crayon stains are gone. It’s easy to assemble. Plus, the set just looks, well, elegant.

If you want a retro kiddie set that fits in with your adult home decor, this table and chair set is for you.

We love the ivory and mint color palette of their table and chair set. You can also build on to this set by adding a stepstool and extra chairs. Assembly is super-easy, with no tool required. You just spin the table and chair legs on.

Another sturdy and nice-looking table and chair set that's neutral, solid, and easy to clean.

You don’t want your house to look like Mickey Mouse took a dump in it, and we don’t blame you. This Delta table and chair set is fit for adults, but sized for kids.

This colorful table for two is compatible with popular plastic building blocks sets, which can be stored beneath the removable cover. It’s perfect for boys and girls ages 3 years and up.

This table is very easy to assemble/disassemble without tools, and is sturdy and stable. Kids love the bright colors. 

Available in six different color combinations, this table is made of durable wood and features a natural finish. It comes with four chairs and is great for children ages 3 and up.

It’s easy to put together using the “very simple directions” and the Allen wrench that comes in the packaging. Because it’s rectangular, it’s roomier than other tables. Having four chairs means it’s perfect for playdates.

This table and chairs set is ideal as an activity table but also can be used for snacks, building, crafts and learning activities. It includes two chairs.

It boasts an easy-to-clean surface and arrives fully assembled. You can’t beat the price. The chairs tuck underneath the table nicely so it has a small footprint in any room.

Fancy up your playroom and be the envy of your playgroup with this stunning set that features wainscoting-like designs and gorgeous curved panels.

Assembly is very easy and takes just a few minutes without requiring any fancy tools. Adults can sit in the chairs without them breaking. The set is suitable for children ages 3-8 and made to last for years so it can be passed on from one generation to the next.

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