These lights and similar stools (with a back) would be nice in your kitchen. It would bring in a natural feel with all that sleek cabinetry and look very nice! Also would help to transition to your living room space to help soften up the feel a bit.
This list is actually for chores at home, but I believes it shows some developmentally appropriate tasks that could be used in the classroom as well. Good reference to check if what children are being asked to do is right for their age.