Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk

Stokke Seating Systems

The name Stokke is synonymous with European style; their wooden high chairs can last a lifetime, as well as be passed down to future generations. Stokke’s high chairs feature high-quality materials, timeless style, and ergonomic designs which make them some of the most popular high chairs available today!

Stokke has been around since 1972 when they first released the Tripp Trapp. The Tripp Trapp is its most popular high chair and has won many awards over the years for being both functional and classically stylish.

Stokke Tripp Trapp Furniture Designer Peter Opsvik
Image Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp Furniture Designer Peter Opsvik

Stokke now has expanded their seating options to three different high chairs for sale – each serving different needs for different families.

  • The Stokke Steps, just like the Tripp Trapp, can easily be configured for a newborn, toddler, and adult.
  • Stokke’s latest addition, the Clikk, is designed to be assembled and disassembled with any tools and has a modern and contemporary style.

The Stokke Tripp Trapp, Steps, and Clikk high chairs have differences in their design, price, and available accessories. This guide reviews each of the Stokke high chairs, Tripp TrappStokke Steps and Stokke Clikk to help you in choosing the best high chair for your family!

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk High Chair ComparisonImage Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk High Chair Comparison

Each chair from Stokke is thoughtfully designed, manufactured in Europe, and JPMA certified for safety.

In this guide we compare various metrics including:

  • Age and Weight Limitations
  • Product Dimensions and Weight
  • Colors and Materials
  • Accessories
  • Price
  • Pros & Cons

Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair Overview

The Stokke Tripp Trapp is timeless, and has been a family-favorite since 1972 with more than 11 million chairs sold around the world. The Tripp Trapp wooden high chair has a number of color options, as well as cushion designs and accessories to make its style blend with yours – no matter where you put it.

The revolutionary, and iconic design solves a problem of comfortable seating for babies, toddlers, and children. The adjustable footplate ensures ergonomic and comfortable seating, allowing children to be part of “life around the table” and safe eating!

The Tripp Trapp grows with your baby with a height-adjustable seat and foot rest. The Newborn Set (sold separately) attaches to the chair to be used with newborns before converting the Tripp Trapp to a high chair with optional tray. When your child outgrows the high chair and no longer needs the harness, the baby set is removable and the Tripp Trapp is transformed into a regular wooden chair that can even support the weight of an adult.

Stokke Steps High Chair Overview

The Stokke Steps is similar to the Tripp Trapp in that it can grow with your child from newborn with a bouncer attachment, to high chair, to a regular chair that can even seat an adult!

The Steps Bouncer (sold separately) attaches to the Steps chair and can also be used independently as a bouncy seat on the floor. When your child is ready for a high chair, the Steps includes an adjustable footrest and an adjustable backrest that can support your baby through their toddler years. The Steps baby set and tray can easily be removed to convert the Steps into a chair that you can use for years to come.

Stokke Clikk High Chair Overview

The Stokke Clikk has a tool-free design that is lightweight, easy to clean, and even travel-friendly with an optional travel bag for those who travel a lot. The Clikk has a simple design with a small footprint, elegant Scandanavian styling, and color options to suit any taste.

The Clikk is aptly named as its pieces simply click together for easy assembly and disassembly. The high chair only weighs only 8 pounds. This perfect travel companion high chair is well-suited for baby through toddler years. Unlike the Tripp Trapp and Steps, the Clikk does not support newborns or children over the age of 3.

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Age & Weight Limits

The Stokke Tripp TrappSteps and Clikk vary primarily in the useful lifespan for how long your baby will be able to use the high chair.

  • Stokke Clikk – approximately 6 months to around 3 years old
  • Steps – Newborn (with Bouncer) to Adult (187 lbs max)
  • Tripp Trapp – Newborn (with Newborn Set) to Adult (242 lbs max)

The Stokke Clikk is comparable to an average high chair’s useful lifespan: from approximately 6 months to around age 3 or when they outgrow it.

The Stokke Tripp Trapp and Stokke Steps can be used for newborns through adulthood which allows you to begin using the chairs earlier and continue using them for well beyond the high chair years! Adding either of these high chairs to your gift registry makes a lot of sense when you realize you can start using them right away with the right accessories.

Below, we’ll look at the Stokke Chairs for Newborns, in a Baby Configuration, and as just a Chair.

Stokke Newborn Set vs Stokke Steps Bouncer

The Stokke Steps and Tripp Trapp allow you to bring your newborn with you to the dining table (or anywhere around the house).  Parents appreciate the added simplicity to their life by being able to attend to their baby’s every need without sacrificing a normal eating routine and family time around the table. The routine of having your baby at the table for every meal before they can even eat will make the transition to the high chair and dining table much easier and more familiar. The accessories necessary to use the chairs with newborns are the Newborn Set for the Tripp Trapp and the Steps Bouncer for the Steps.

The Newborn Set (sold separately for $149.99), attaches easily to the Tripp Trapp, but cannot be used as a standalone product like the Steps Bouncer.

  • 5-point safety harness
  • 2 positions with one-hand trigger for angle adjustment
  • Includes toy arm
  • Removable upholstery is machine washable
  • Available in Grey with various cover options

The Steps Bouncer (sold separately for $199.99) can be used by itself on the floor, or easily attached to the Steps high chair. When used alone, the baby’s movements power the springing action to gently and naturally rock the baby, providing a similar sensation to being cradled by a parent.

  • Multiple seating positions
  • Can be used as a standalone bouncer
  • Sturdy base to avoid sliding
  • Folds flat for easy storage
  • Includes removable baby insert, toy hanger, and shoulder pads on straps
  • Available in a variety of colors and patterns including Grey, Clouds, Mountains, and more

Unlike the Tripp Trapp and Steps, the Stokke Clikk cannot be used until your baby can sit upright (approximately 6 months of age).

Parents should cease using the Bouncer and Newborn Set once a baby reaches around 6 months old, hits a weight threshold for the item or can sit unassisted.

Stokke Tripp Trapp Newborn Set vs Steps Bouncer ComparisonImage Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp Newborn Set vs Steps Bouncer Comparison

Stokke High Chairs for Babies and Toddlers

The harnesses and restraints (known as a baby set) used by Stokke High Chairs all achieve the same goal of bringing your baby to the table for meal time by securing them with a harness around the shoulders and an easy-to-clean plastic restraint system that goes between the legs and around the waist.

The baby set and tray are a single piece that snaps into the chair for the Clikk.

Since both the Tripp Trapp and Steps can be purchased as a standalone chair – baby sets can be purchased individually. Stokke also has two bundled options available for both the Tripp Trapp and Steps:

  • High Chair (chair with the baby set/harness)
  • Complete(chair, baby set/harness, tray, and cushion)

The three high chairs from Stokke can be used from approximately 6 months to 3 years of age with the baby set and harness.

  • Tripp Trapp: 6 months to approximately 3 years with baby set and harness
  • Steps: 6 months to approximately 3 years with baby set and harness
  • Clikk: 6 months to approximately 3 years with harness

Stokke Tripp Trapp, Steps, and Clikk with Baby Set and HarnessImage Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp, Steps, and Clikk with Baby Set and Harness

Stokke Chairs for Toddlers, Children, and Adults

When your child has outgrown the high chair configuration, you can seamlessly transition them to a chair configuration with any of the Stokke high chairs. The chair configuration is still better suited to your child’s needs than a regular dining chair since it offers proper foot support with adjustable positions.

The Stokke Clikk can only be used until around the age of 3 (or 33 lbs). The Stokke Tripp Trapp and Steps can continue to be used past the age of 3 for the dining table, at a desk, in a play room, etc. They are both rated to hold the weight of a full grown adult with specific weight ratings listed in the list below.

  • Tripp Trapp: 3 years to 242 pounds
  • Steps: 3 years to 187 pounds
  • Clikk: Suitable up to about 3 years or 33 pounds

Tripp Trapp vs Steps for KidsImage Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps Chair Configuration

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Product Dimensions and Weight

The Stokke Clikk is lightest of the three Stokke High Chairs making it the most portable of the three chairs. Even as the lightest, the Clikk’s wide stance gives the Steps and the Tripp Trapp smaller footprints.

High Chair Dimensions

  • Tripp Trapp: 31.1″H x 19.3″L x 18.1″W
  • Steps: 27.95″H x 24.01″L x 16.92″W
  • Clikk: 32.5″H x 27.2″L x 22.1″W

High Chair Weight

  • Tripp Trapp: 15.4 pounds
  • Steps: 10 pounds
  • Clikk: 8.3 pounds

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Colors and Materials

All Stokke high chairs are made in Europe using high-quality wood including beech and oak – both of which are types of wood known for their durability and a natural grain look that actually becomes more unique with time!

Of the three high chairs, the Stokke Tripp Trapp offers the widest range of colors to match any tastes—from neutral colors like natural, browns and grays to brighter options like red, pink, yellow and mint that add a fun pop of color to any space!

The Steps is available in several neutral tones, with different colors available for the chair and the wooden legs.

For additional customization on the Tripp Trapp and Steps, mix and match the color of your chair and baby set, and add one of several cushion designs to give the chair more style and comfort.

The Clikk offers the least amount of customization, available in four solid Colors.

Tripp Trapp Colors

  • Natural
  • White
  • Black
  • Storm Grey
  • Hazy Grey
  • Walnut
  • Soft Mint
  • Warm Red
  • Moss Green
  • Serene Pink
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Oak Natural
  • Oak Black
  • Oak Greywash
  • Oak Brown

Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair All Colors Around a TableTrend Collection Tripp Trapp in Bright Colors
Images Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp Chairs Around a Table in All Colors, and Bright Colors

Steps Colors

  • Natural legs with White seat
  • Hazy Grey legs with White seat
  • Black legs with Black Seat
  • Oak Black legs with Black seat
  • Oak White legs with White seat

Stokke Steps at a Table with Bouncer and Baby SeatImage Above: Stokke Steps at a Table with Bouncer and Baby Seat

Clikk Colors

  • Cloud Grey
  • White
  • Sunny Coral
  • Clover Green

Stokke Clikk Color and Padding OptionsImage Above: Stokke Clikk Color and Padding Options

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Accessories

Accessories help customize your high chair by adding functionality during mealtime, updating its appearance, or converting it for an older child.

The Tripp Trapp and Steps have the widest range of add-ons such as chair cushion types and newborn accessories, because they can be used throughout multiple stages of your child’s development.

Fewer accessories are available for the Clikk, but it’s the only Stokke high chair that offers a travel bag.

A customized version of the ezpz, a popular silicone mat that suctions to the tray to prevent messy meals, is available for each Stokke high chair.

Tripp Trapp

Steps

Clikk

Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Prices

The Clikk is Stokke’s most affordable high chair at $169. It’s priced $149 lower than the Tripp Trapp and $219 lower than the Steps with the same components.

The Tripp Trapp and Steps however, are a longer-term investment considering they can be used both before and after your child needs a high chair.

Chair Pricing

High Chair

When bundled as a high chair, the Steps and Tripp Trapp include the chair and baby set with harness.

A tray is sold separately for the Tripp Trapp and Steps—most European parents opt to bring baby directly to the table instead—but it is included with the Clikk.

Complete High Chair with Tray and Cushion Pricing

Stokke offers a complete bundle for the Tripp Trapp and Steps that includes the most necessary accessories for a high chair including baby set, tray, and cushion.

By purchasing the bundle instead of separate accessories, you’ll save $27 on the Tripp Trapp and $47 on the Steps. But some parents prefer buying separate items for more customization or or for registry purposes.

Stokke Tripp Trapp vs Steps vs Clikk Pros and Cons

After taking a look at the details of each chair, which one is the best? While only you can decide which model is best for your family’s needs, but here are the benefits and drawbacks we see.

Stokke Tripp Trapp

Pros

  • Has the greatest lifespan of any high chair since it can be used from birth to adulthood (supports up to 200 pounds)
  • Classic wooden design blends seamlessly with your dining table
  • Adjustable seat and footplate
  • Has the widest range of product colors and accessory options to suit your style and needs
  • Made of high-quality solid European beech wood or Oak wood with 7-year warranty
  • The chair itself has a plastic-free design
  • Ergonomic design

Cons

  • Requires assembly with provided tools
  • Baby set is smaller than Steps or Clikk
  • Won’t pull up to a bar height table or tall kitchen island
  • Heaviest of the Stokke high chairs
  • Must purchase Complete bundle for a tray or purchase the tray separately

Stokke Tripp Trapp Baby Bouncer to High Chair to Seat and Chair with CushionImage Above: Stokke Tripp Trapp Baby Bouncer to High Chair to Seat and Chair with Cushion

Stokke Steps

Pros

  • Offers three stages of use: with a bouncer for a newborn, as a high chair and as a stepstool-like chair for an older child
  • Baby set has two depth options to provide more space as your child grows
  • Foot plate is adjustable to properly support your child as she grows
  • Customizable color options for the seat, chair legs, cushion and tray

Cons

  • Most expensive of Stokke’s high chair options
  • Seat height is not adjustable like Tripp Trapp
  • Chair has smaller seat and lower weight limit than Tripp Trapp
  • Only wood is the legs – everything else is plastic
  • Less options for colors and accessories
  • Must purchase Complete bundle for a tray or purchase the tray separately

Stokke Steps Bouncer to High Chair to SeatImage Above: Stokke Steps Bouncer to High Chair to Seat

Stokke Clikk

Pros

  • Most affordable Stokke high chair, priced $149 lower than the Tripp Trapp and $219 lower than the Steps
  • Can be assembled in three simple clicks, without the use of tools
  • Lighter than other high chairs and easily disassembled for travel or storage
  • Chair purchase includes tray and baby set
  • Neutral colors and bright colors
  • Easy to clean, tray is dishwasher safe
  • Ergonomic design
  • reddot 2020 winner

Cons

  • Has the shortest lifespan of Stokke high chairs, with use up to around age 3
  • Fewer color and accessory options than other Stokke chairs
  • Seat height is not adjustable like Tripp Trapp
  • Only two height settings for the footrest

Stokke Clikk at a Table Showing a Baby and ToddlerImage Above: Stokke Clikk at a Table Showing a Baby and Toddler

Each Stokke high chair would be a great addition for any family! The Tripp Trapp, Steps, and Clikk high chairs each have unique benefits and features.


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