Thursday, April 5, 2012
A few months ago, we added this play stand to our play space. We made the stand based on the book Toymaking With Children by Freya Jaffke which has been a favorite around here lately. In her book she claims that no playroom should be without a stand (or two). With this in mind, we got ourselves some wood and put together the stand based on her design.
I must say that it is a big hit. It's been used as a store, a puppet show, a farm area, a stuffed animal bed, and so much more. I also made several large play clothes that can be used with it for curtains, or covers, or a pond, etc. It seems to be a central element in our playspace and barely a day goes by when it is not in use. Ah, open ended, creative play, what could be better!