What is play for young animals? For most it is learning things that will be important in adult life.
Lion Cubs hunt each other.
Many girls love dolls.
You may not agree that this is good, but most young children gender gravitate to nurture or defence. It is how they are.
Both Alfie AND Sophia love this! Both sexes seem to love the idea of cooking. They see how important food is in their home and want to be like Mummy and Daddy.
Fortunately I have a very handy son in law to out it together - the kids are mad for it