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The back of this island leaves plenty of space for older or taller children to pull up a counter stool and enjoy a healthy after-school snack. Counter-height seating won't work well for smaller kids who can't — or shouldn't — climb up, or for wheelchair users.
I highly recommend having island seating or a kid zone where it won't interfere with someone working at the range, wall ovens or main kitchen sink.
A microwave drawer works well for a kid zone, as it's within their reach. This means older kids can help themselves to snacks and reheat food. Of course, you should always monitor children around appliances.
Putting a microwave at the end of the island keeps the child out of your workflow, creating a safer kitchen environment for your young one.