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It would be a great investment if the time the kids spent in the playhouse involved family time with mom and dad. Otherwise, it just looks like the parents want them out of the house so they don't have to be a parent. What a concept...actually having to be a parent and spending time with your children!
This sickens me. As millions of people in our world have to go without shelter, food and clean water, please teach your children charity rather than teaching them the selfishness and sloth that this excess promotes.
The giant cardboard box — the kind that refrigerators and washing machines come packaged in, was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2006. toyhalloffame DOT toys SLASH cardboard-box. (I had to take out the DOT and SLASH as the post was blocked because it appeared as spam or an automated post.) The reason? It greatly encouraged imagination.
To summarize ... Those huge washer, stove, big-screen TV, or refrigerator boxes turn into forts, houses, spaceships, submarines, castles, caves..... WAY COOL! And smaller ones? Draw wheels on the side and you have a car. They turn into dioramas, playhouse furniture..... Tons of fun, imaginative play!
These "playhouses" are just soooooo FAR over the top. And that giant fort with the slide and such? Yeah... the Tumble Outpost that sells for almost a quarter of a mil? You can get a really cool, scaled one down at Costco for $1K. And that felt extravagant when we bought it. But the kids spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours on it.
This is the tail wagging the dog. I had a cardboard playhouse when I was a kid.
I loved it. Now a days its all wood. And expensive. It for rich people. who can afford to spoil there childern. Kids today do not know what a simple toy is.
All that money they spent on that could have been put into a college fund.
Or now a days saved emergencies, in the bank. They do now a days have great sheds they sell, they are a bit pricy. But cute. This reminds me of the Roloff's farm.
And Daddy built all these playhouses for his kids. Now they are all grown up.
So the playhouses are going to rot away. Either that or daddy will bulldoze them down. I found it all to be a waste of money. Kids need to learn the value of a dollar and play with toys, have playhouses, but not like that. Now a days its keep up with the Jone's and the Jone's kids. Some people also build dog houses like that for there dog. And to me they are totally out of there minds.
While these" mini homes " are very cute it is obscene to have this in your back yard. What ever happened to building with your mom and dad from scrap wood and using your imagination. I want to be there with my kids when they play this obstructs any views of your kids that may get hurt.