Play Structures

So if you saw the June 2007 WeaveCast post, you know that I was tasked with building a children’s play structure in two days for my son’s fourth birthday party (which was yesterday.) How, you ask, did it go?

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My secret weapon was one of these.

These are brilliant for power outages and *ahem* late-night construction projects.

So the day of the party, ninteen kids descended upon our humble abode. I imagined them swarming around the playset and having a grand old time.

The kids?

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Were fascinated by the scrap ends of lumber left over from construction.

They stacked them into cities, weaved mazes, built levers and fashioned them into make-shift catapults.

The take-away message? No matter how wonderful the toy, it can never compare to the play possibilities of the box.

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