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Easy Playhouse Review by Charlotte Gochnauer


Some days finding fun activities for your children to do can be a challenge. This is when a playhouse from Easy Playhouse could be the answer. This cardboard house kit is fun to set up and decorate, and then can give many hours of imaginative play. There are instructions included and decorating ideas on the box. When the house is built it measures 34" x 27" x 48." There are two doors and two windows; one on each side. There are also two small windows in the roof section.

Our family found the Easy Playhouse simple to assemble. The cardboard pieces fit together with the flaps on one piece interlocking with coordinating flaps on the other piece. After the house is assembled it can be decorated. And the ideas are endless; you can decorate with markers, crayons, stickers or even paint. And since it is made of sturdy cardboard, your creation will last for some time. My children had a fun time designing their house and decided to outline flowers on the outside, which they colored in with markers. The house was large enough for my 5 year-old, 10, and 11 year-old to sit in all at once. Next to each of the doors is a mail slot; this led to lots of writing and mailing of notes to each other. The house is even sturdy enough to bring outside during good weather. My children enjoyed this product, and I enjoyed seeing their creative side through imaginary play.

Product Review by Charlotte Gochnauer, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, November, 2011