The KidKraft 4×4 Outdoor Sandbox is much more than irresistible fun for your kids. It’s a charming handsome addition to your landscaping. Constructed from rich dark sanmu wood it has reinforced panels that resist warping and weathering. A charming blue and white striped canvas canopy looks charming and helps keep kids out of the direct sun so they can dig happily and safely for hours. The box is big enough for friends to join in small enough that it fits in any yard. KidKraft products are backed by a full one year guarantee. Assembles easily with instructions and all hardware included. Bring the treasure hunt to your own back yard!About KidKraftKidKraft is a leading creator manufacturer and distributor of children’s furniture toy gift and room accessory items. KidKraft’s headquarters in Dallas Texas serves as the nerve center for the company’s design operations and distribution networks. With the company mission emphasizing quality design dependability and competitive pricing KidKraft has consistently experienced double-digit growth. It’s a name parents can trust for high-quality safe innovative children’s toys and furniture.
Mom always said things like “No jumping on the furniture!” and “This is a living room not a gymnasium!” And not that we’re saying that Mom got it wrong (we love you Mom!) it’s just that she wasn’t seeing the big picture. With its 7-foot tall compact size the Island Hopper Jump-a-Lot 2XL Bounce House can fit in any room and turn a zero-fun normal house into a crazy-fun bounce house. The reinforced seams and jump surface can withstand the highest jumps and the heavy laminated and coated vinyl and nylon are puncture and fire resistant. The side air blower ports make set-up a snap. Put it in the back yard if you like but if it’s cold or rainy just bring it inside pump it up; then jump it up. Sure this is a living room (not a gymnasium – we get it Mom!). But that’s no reason it can’t be fun. Bounce area: 8L x 8W feet.; overall inflated dimensions with ramp: 11L x 8W x 7H feet.About Aqua SportsAqua Sports has been making quality water sports equipment since 1991. As a primary proponent in the development of banana-style water sleds Aqua Sports was one of the first companies to introduce banana boats into the United States retail market. In addition to their successful banana boats Aqua Sports also manufactures and distributes Island Hopper water sports equipment including water trampolines water sleds and recreational bounce houses. Aqua Sports is located in Lakeshore North Auburn Calif.
The Airzone 14-Foot Spring Trampoline adds entertainment exercise and excitement to your back yard. This large trampoline is fun for all ages. The trampoline has a rust-resistant steel frame and the mat and blue frame cover are both weather-resistant. W-shaped legs add stability and thick rail padding over the springs adds extra protection and increases the landing area. High-performance steel springs assure plenty of bounce. This trampoline has a 14-foot diameter and 250-pound weight capacity. Also available separately: the Airzone 14-Foot Enclosure (not included).About Bravo SportsBravo Sports headquartered in Santa Fe Springs Calif. is a global leader in the recreational and sporting goods markets. With offices factories and warehouses in the United States Italy Thailand and China the company’s operations truly span the globe. Since 1965 Bravo has provided the highest-quality and most innovative products to enthusiasts worldwide. With a stable of market-leading brands to go along with industry-leading licenses with outstanding partners like Nickelodeon Mattel and the Cartoon Network Bravo consistently seeks to exceed the expectations of its consumers and customers alike. Bravo’s goal is simple – to create simply the best products for price in the world.
- Includes 2 Wood Boxes and 6 Washers
- Convenient carry handle
- Boxes lock together for easy transit
- Fun for backyard, camping or even tailgating
- Set up size approximately 14″ L x 14″ w x 4″ D
Whether you are in the back yard, camping, or in the parking lot before the big game, everyone will want to play Washer Toss for hours of fun. Six washers, 2 Wood boxes with dove tail joints. Boxes lock together for easy transit with convenient carry handle…. More >>
Modern safety concerns have put pay to many such amateurish efforts. This is a good thing and purchasing a superior quality playhouse from a children’s playhouse company will go a long way to ensuring your childs safety when using outdoor play equipment.
Reasonable Approach to Children’s Playhouse Safety
Ensuring the safety of children while they’re playing in a garden is often a simple task and a good sense approach works well. Children shouldn’t be so over protected that they’re unable to enjoy themselves and they’re always going to get bumped, scraped and bruised in innocent play. But it does make sense to protect them from the most obvious and avoidable dangers.
With a play house, tree house, wooden castle, fort or wendy house in the garden this means making a point that the structure itself is safe, that any stairs or other play equipment are robust enough to take the weight of children and that there aren’t any nasty sharp edges that can tear into the child’s skin.
Stableness of Your Wendy House
With reference to the stability of a wendy house or log cabin play house there are two philosophies. One is to make the construction strong enough to take an excessive of weight, in which case it needs to either be securely pinned down, or it should be heavy and stable enough to withstand being knocked over. The second approach is for the structure to be very lightweight so that it can turn over but won’t trap or hurt a child. There isn’t anything inherently wrong with either approach, the lightweight approach is probably better for babies and the robust approach more suitable for toddlers and older ones. The real risk is with a structure that falls between these two extreme points– one that’s heavy enough to hurt a child but not so heavy that it will remain erect of its own accordance.
British Safety Standard Strict Rules
The applicable safety legislation covering a toy such as a play house, outdoor play equipment or wendy house to use in a garden is British Standard EN71 which is aligned with the applicable European Standard. This addresses many aspects of toy construct and use but the relevant areas for a wendy houses, play castles, forts or play houses are as follows:
Flammability – the structure may be combustable but there will be time to get out of it.
Poisonous Substance– no dangerous substances such as lead paint have been used in the manufacturing process.
Activity toys – a whole section covering this type of toy particularly, which considers parts that protrude, stableness and areas where children’s clothing can be trapped.
Mechanical – making a point that no part can asphyxiate, be swallowed, and stab or snare a child.
Compounds – set boundaries for materials used in manufacture which could cause problems if licked or consumed.
So as long as the play house or wendy house that you’re considering of buying has achieved this criterion then you’ll be able to rest assured that your child will be as safe as any other time while at play in the garden.
Purchasing from a trusted and respected children’s play house company in the first instance, is your childs best protection from play related injuries. As they’ll already be adhering to strict safety standards during planning and building, ensuring stability and child safety and will have also taken great care in the construction materials used.
Outdoor play equipment is a delightful and essential part of childhood. Allow your children to enjoy the garden safely by purchasing a well made and safely constructed playhouse or wendy house from a specialist and reputable garden play equipment company.
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We got our son a Skywalker trampoline from TrampolineSuperStore.com and we shot this video as the boys put it together while I was at work. The Trampoline is now the center of the neighborhood with everyone congregating to play in our back yard. Russell gets lots of exercise and sunshine jumping on his new trampoline and he just loves it.