The snowy cold days are finally gone and warmer days are upon us. I don’t know about you but I’m ecstatic that my kids can go in the backyard and run around. With that comes new fun outdoor products for the kids to enjoy. Step2 does a fantastic job every year of introducing great products for kids to have fun with such as the Great Outdoors Playhouse and the High Seas Adventure Sand & Water Table with Umbrella.
Kids playhouses are great because they provide kids with physical activity and at the same time encourage imaginative play like the Great Outdoors Playhouse from Step2. One of my favorite features of this playhouse is the large open floor plan. My son recently had his 1st birthday bash and it was a big hit among the kids. The playhouse was large enough to fit my daughter, my son and at least three to four of her cousins (depending on size). The kids loved the fact that they could all fit in there and do different things. For example, one kid was pretending to cook on the grill while the others took turns pretending to plant flowers with the flowerpots and playing with the working water pump with paddle wheel and bucket. In addition to the grill, working water pump, grill and a working door, the house also includes a mail slot and birdhouse.
When the kids were finished playing in the house they cooled off with Step2’s High Seas Adventure Sand & Water Table with Umbrella. Water and sand tables are great for the summer because they stimulate the senses and encourage imaginative play. The table features two different sides, one for sand and the other for water. Like the Great Outdoors Playhouse it’s perfect for multi-child play. My daughter played on the water side pretending to be Captain Hook while her friend pretended to be stranded on the sand side. It was adorable to see their imaginations run wild! I love the fact that this table comes with an adorable blue and white umbrella, which is removable. It gives extra protection for my kids while they play on a hot and sunny day. The table comes with fun accessories including pirate figures, a squirting alligator, island with spinner, ship, and three cups. Most parents will agree that kids love playing with water and my one-year had a ball splashing around with this water table.
My kids have a lot of Step2 toys and I find them to be safe, top-notch products that allow children to explore, discover, create, pretend and build greater social skills. Their products provide hours of fun both indoors and outdoors. If you’re looking for a great, new summer toy I highly recommend checking out the Great Outdoors Playhouse and/or the High Seas Adventure Sand & Water Table. The Great Outdoors Playhouse is available exclusively at Toys“R”Us for $199.99, while the High Seas Adventure Sand & Water Table is available on www.Step2.com for $69.99.