Learning through play is vital to a child’s development, and while some children are ready to create elaborate scenarios with a few props, a playhouse can encourage them to require their imagination at a later stage as well.
Additional development can also engage skill sets. There are a variety of playsets on the market that expand creativity, build physicality and inspire socialization, all under the guise of play.
The parenting and merchandise experts at the Great Housekeeping Institute test-drive all the essentials for babies, toddlers, and young people, from baby monitors to swing sets and everything in between.
We see over 500 new toys annually, make sure they meet required safety requirements, and do our own evaluation to ensure they are well built, durable and provide kids with skill-building skills. Huh. Huh.
To give. We specify the value, then we pass it to help children test for the “fun factor”. To find the simplest playhouse, we considered overall design, durability, sporting features, and industry safety standards. Visit here: Fabric Playhouse.
What to Look for When Buying a Playhouse?
Skill-Building Features: Sometimes all kids need is a simple structure to let their imaginations take flight, although many playhouses on the market today have elements that activate additional skill sets. Facilities like kitchenettes, climbers, and even play phones can encourage children to develop important creative, social, and gross motor skills.
Size: Whether you’re looking for an inside or outside playhouse, measure your space to make sure your child will have room to maneuver in and around their structure. If you have the space, make a big mistake so that your child can develop in the playhouse and make room for siblings and friends.
Materials: You will find high-quality plastic and wooden playhouses. Wood is usually expensive, and plastic is usually easier to assemble, but both options are often extremely durable. Fabric playhouses are going to be more tent-like and certainly won’t last as long as wooden or plastic structures.
Safety: Playhouses are often designed for indoor or outdoor use. Be sure to line them up as directed to keep everyone safe. Also, consider the manufacturer’s suggested age range and/or developmental stage to determine whether the item will be appropriate for your child, and the presence of structures that meet ASTM safety standards.
Our tiniest testers love the realistic design elements in this playhouse, including a play stove, sink, and cordless phone.
Large windows allow for interactive play, and a swing door surrounded by a flower pot holder adds a pleasant homely touch. Constructed from naturally rot and bug-resistant cedarwood, this lifelike playhouse is built for outdoor living and meets ASTM safety standards.