step stool for toddlers to reach sink

With their boundless energy and eagerness to help, toddlers love to do things on their own. Because of this, step stools for toddlers have become an necessity in many homes. In this post, we feature six quality step stools that will not only help them to reach the sink, but also many other areas around the house.

Step Stool for Toddlers to Reach Sink

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1. Guidecraft High-Rise Step Stool:

With a weight capacity of 125 lbs, this heavy-duty step stool works for both toddlers and older kids. The steps are designed to be no-slip, and the two handles make it easy for kids to climb on and off. Dimensions when assembled are 17 inches deep, 32 inches tall at the handles, and 21 inches wide. The top step is 16 inches from the ground, and the bottom step is 8 inches. Both steps are 20 inches wide. Click here to purchase.

2. Jonti-Craft Kids Stepping Stool:

This one-of-a-kind step stool features rails with cut out hand holds on both sides for easy climbing, smoothed edges, and a lifetime warranty. It is 18 inches wide, 23 inches deep, and 32 inches tall. The first step is 6.5 inches from the ground, and the second step is 13 inches high. It comes fully assembled except for the included optional extra extenders for the back of the step stool (see photos). It is custom made in Minnesota after each order, this stepping stool for toddlers takes 14 days to ship. Click here to buy.

3. The Growing Step Stool:

This versatile stepping stool for toddlers features movable steps, easy to grip handles, and supports up to 250 lbs. It is made of solid wood and it is sturdy enough for adults to use. Not only will your little one reach the sink, but many other areas also. Dimensions are 34.5 inches tall, 20.5 inches wide, and weights 18.2 pounds. It comes in seven colors: espresso (pictured), pink, apple green, natural, stone grey, soft white, and ebony.  Click here to purchase.

4. Totlet Stepping Stool for Sinks, Kitchen, and Bathrooms:

This easy to carry stepping stool for toddlers will not only help them reach the sink, but also doubles as a potty training step stool. It is 16 inches wide, 10 inches tall, and the handles are 24 inches in height when assembled. It has adjustable rubber feet that allow for slight height adjustment. It is light (6.5 pounds), so kids can carry it as well. If you are looking for a smaller stool with handles, this might be the one for you. Click here to purchase.

5. “Step Up ‘N Wash” Step Tool:

step stool for toddlers to reach sink

This wooden step stool for kids, although similar to the first stepping stool on our list, has several distinctive features that make is a great choice for parents. Made in the USA, this stool has non-slip surfaces on the steps and easy to grab handles. It is 28 inches tall, 18 inches wide and 15 inches deep, with the top step being 14 inches from the ground. It comes fully assembled straight from the company in Monroe, SC. It is very highly rated on, with one of the main comments being the quality of craftsmanship. Click here to buy.

6. Joovy Step Stool

This modern step stool for kids to reach the sink holds up to 300 lbs. and features non-slip surfaces on the platform and bottom. Dimensions are 15 inches wide, 10.5 inches deep and 6.5 inches tall. It is the least expensive stepping stool on our list and has a 5 star rating on It is also stackable, so it can be easily put away if you have several of these. Click here to purchase.


Step stools have become part of homes with small children. As they grow, kids want to do more for themselves and also help out. In this post, we listed six quality stepping stools that would not only help your toddler reach the sink, but also many other places around the house. If you would like to see even more options and models, click here.

Be sure to check out our articles Toddler Stools for the Kitchen, Two Step Stools for Toddlers, Personalized Step Stools for Toddlers, Unfinished Wooden Step Stools for Kids, Collapsible Step Stools for Kids & Adults, and Wooden Stool for Kids for other highly rated step stools for toddlers and kids.