Playhouse Decoration Ideas

Allowing the imagination to take over and transform your world into something fun and make believe is what a playhouse is all about. A playhouse can be anything from a princess castle to a school room, it can be as big or as small as you like and it can be decorated with all kinds of accessories to give it an atmosphere that your kids will enjoy.

There are many different types of accessories that can be bought and added to the playhouse to change the interior appearance without having to spend a lot on the process. Streamers and wall decals can be found at just about any novelty store and, for the most part, the more colourful they are the greater the impact.

It doesn't matter what kind of playhouse your children own, it can be a home-made playhouse that has been specially constructed in the corner of the backyard or it could be a Little Tykes Playhouse that follows a specific theme.

Not only can streamers and posters be used to decorate the playhouse effectively. Small items of furniture can be used to completely change the way the playhouse looks. Trunks or chests can be used as seating as well as storage for toys and games, they can be painted bright colors to match the rest of the room. Rugs placed on the floor will give the playhouse a more cosy feeling to the floors and the walls can be given all different kinds of treatments that will prove to be successful with the kids.

Before you even get into the playhouse you can make a few decorative adjustments to it to provide a more exciting entry. The color can be altered with a quick paint job. Adding a few features at the door, perhaps even a welcome mat at the door might appeal. The windows can be decorated to gie the appearance of a quaint little cottage and the roof can be changed to suit as well.

Make sure there are no dangerous corners or edges that can catch the kids as they go about their business in the playhouse. Tighten up squeaks and ensure that every joint has been properly finished off. Providing a solid environment for the children when they are using their playhouse will ensure they will want to come back and use it again and again.

A fun little project that you may want to share with your children is to create a name for the playhouse. When the name is chosen help them make a sign that can be hung on the front next to the door. The sign can be as simple or as detailed as your children may feel like getting. This type of task will help give your children an even greater sense of ownership of their playhouse which will also result in a desire to use it.

Nuby Hangers For Children's Clothes

To give you an idea of how big Nuby baby hangers are the advertised dimensions for a packet of 10 is 12" x 8.2" x 2".

Nuby Hangers are plastic clothes hangers designed to hold baby’s and young children’s clothes. They are much smaller than the clothes hangers used to hang adult clothes so that your child’s clothes will be hung properly and their shape will be maintained.

Although they are made from plastic they are quite durable and will stand up to a reasonable amount of abuse. It is quite essential that they are made with a certain degree of durability because young children are going to be using them and they tend not to hold back when grabbing and pulling things from hangers.

Nuby Hangers are available in packs of 10 making them extremely cost effective and they are available in a range of colors including blue, green, yellow, while, pink and purple.

The design of these hangers means that sundresses or dresses with straps may be hung without the problem of them slipping off. Similarly the bottom rung is reinforced so that trousers can be hung on them without the hanger sagging or bending.

Buy Nuby Hangers with the confidence of knowing that they will withstand the rigors of daily use.

Finding The Right Little Tikes Playhouse

From secret clubhouses to majestic castles, a playhouse can come in many disguises. When choosing a child's playhouse, you need to take into consideration the age of the child, the available space, whether the playhouse will go indoors or outdoors and, of course, the price. Little Tikes provide the best quality and range of play equipment on the market today.     

A Little Tikes playhouse encourages discovery and learning through active and creative, social play. They're weather resistant, safe, durable  and will suit both girls and boys. On the downside, some people might find them difficult to assemble without the use of power tools and an extra pair of hands.    

So how do I find the right Little Tikes playhouse for my little tike?      

The best place to start is by looking at the range of available playhouses and playcenters for each age group.    

12 Months– 24 Months

At this age the most amazing changes take place. Activities need to stimulate the senses of sight, sound and touch. Care should be taken when selecting items for this age group. Some items include small parts. Others require adult supervision. The size and dimensions make them all ideal for indoor and outdoor use.

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2 - 3 Years

This age group loves to learn, explore  and discover. They enjoy touching and investigating everything they see. These playhouses allow them to do all kinds of physical activities like pulling, pushing, knocking down, emptying and filling. Most provide opportunities for flexible configuration. Some items include small parts and require adult supervision.

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3 - 4 Years

This age group loves play equipment that stimulates the imagination through role playing, offers a challenge and is basically fun to play with. These playhouses simulate an Adult-like environment which gives the child the ability to do things mommy and daddy do and encourage interactive role playing.

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4 Years+

The kids in this age group are just starting school, they are very curious and they will want to create more than ever. The ideal playhouse offers them the ability to explore, invent and conquer.

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Little Tikes Playhouse For Ages 0 To 2 Years

From birth to 2 years, infants need activities to stimulate all the senses but in particular sight, sound and touch. They love playing peek-a-boo, they are fascinated by things that thay can open and close and will endlessly play with things that they can put into and take out of a box.

Little Tikes provide some of the best quality and range of play equipment on the market today for infants. However, care should be taken when selecting items for this age group. Some items include small parts and others require adult supervision.

Little Tikes Carnival Tent Play Center

Great for indoor and outdoor use, this inflatable play center features a colourful carnival tent with a roof which provides sun protection in the outdoors. It is made of heavy-duty vinyl and includes 25 soft, air-filled balls. The dimensions will accommodate multiple children.

Measures: 36"L x 36"W x 60"H

Pros: Easy to inflate, inexpensive
Cons: Support posts tend to droop

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Little Tikes Climb and Slide Castle

Great for indoor and outdoor use, this play center provides lots of fun for both boys and girls. Features include a rock wall for climbing, crawl through tunnel, gentle slope slide, secret hide out and steering wheel for pretend play. Assembly by an adult takes aproximately ten minutes.

Measures: 50" L x 21.5" W x 43" H

Pros: Easy assembly, fun, weather resistant
Cons: Unstable for more than one child at a time

Warning: Adult supervision is a necessity. It is possible to fall through the spaces on the castle and slip on the climbing rocks.

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Little Tikes Secret Garden Cottage

Although small on space, this makes the Secret Garden Cottage ideal for indoors and outdoors. Features include a working Dutch door, with mail slot and doorbell, a flower garden and open back window.

Measures: 42" L x 48" W x 48" H

Pros: Durable, fun, weather resistant
Cons: Difficult to assemble

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Little Tikes Magic Doorbell Playhouse

Suitable for both girls and boys, this playhouse really caters for the younger child. It features peek-a-boo shutters, picture windows, a kitchenette with counter, pretend burners, oven, cupboards and a molded-in fireplace. There is a working door with a mail slot and the "magic" doorbell makes 6 fun sounds.

Pros: Fun, weather resistant, ideal for younger children
Cons: Costly, needs 3 AAA alkaline batteries (not included)

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