The cardboard box has been an outlet for children’s creativity for years. We have yet to find an adult that cannot recollect a childhood memory of playing in a box. From traveling through time, to flying through space, to sailing the open seas, a child’s imagination allows a cardboard box to transcend all that is material. THAT is the essence of Build a Dream Playhouses.™We believe that imaginative play is absolutely critical to the developing minds of children. That is why we created a line of products centered on creativity and imagination. We supply the blank canvas for children to paint their dreams. It is truly amazing to continuously see our products transform into unique, one-of-a-kind playhouses. Cardboard allows our products to be colored, painted, decorated, and customized to please every child’s dreams. Corrugated cardboard is also extremely durable and safe for children. Each and every product is tested to conform to the standards of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). We have also gone the extra mile to do testing not mandated by law to further ensure the safety of our products that we bring to market. In addition to the commitment that we have to our valued customers, we also feel that as a company we have a commitment to our environment. Our products are manufactured from 80% recycled materials that result in an end product that is 100% recyclable. Our distribution center is located only 38 miles away from our manufacturer, which drastically reduces the fuel consumption required to ship our products.
Well, we started out with markers (her choice not mine)....then we moved onto paint. I think her little arm was getting tired using the little marker head. The painting went much quicker, and I think she had a lot more fun with it.
I am so glad we had the opportunity to review one of the Build a Dream Playhouses. It gave my daughter the opportunity to really use her imagination and artistic ability (well at least that of a 5-year old). I helped her just a little with markers, but when we got out the paint she took over. So everything you see in the picture she did herself. She had such a great time painting it, and wouldn't have really had this sort of opportunity otherwise. I am actually surprised at how much she wanted to leave white...well I was surprised until a few days later when she asked to get the paint out again. I think she was just saving it so she would be able to paint again. I personally love that this thing folds so flat. I couldn't believe that the box it came in was only a few inches deep. Of course it was much wider and taller.
You can see from the above picture that it folds completely down for storage, which is great if you don't have a lot of extra space for playtime like us. It's nice being able to just get it out when she wants to play with it, then put it back away tucked behind a dresser when she's done. So much better than a full size plastic castle that's an eyesore that hardly ever get's played with. Plus we can slip it in the back of the van when heading out to share the fun with others. Of course now she's begging me to get her one of the other playhouses so she can have another painting day!
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