In the middle March, we moved from the only home that the children knew and had to leave behind some of their big outdoor play equipment. It was a sad day saying goodbye, but it was impossible to bring it with us. We’ve been in our new home for about six weeks now and the kids haven’t mentioned the things we left behind at all but I know they miss them.
I’ve worked pretty closely with Step2 on the blog doing various reviews and it’s a brand we love and use already, so when they asked if I’d like to review the Naturally Playful Woodland Climber, I knew that I had to and I’m so glad I did.
When this huge box (approximately 4′ x 2′ x 2′) was set to be delivered, the delivery company called to set up a time and since I was out of town, they worked with me to make sure it was delivered around my schedule. They were incredibly nice and placed it in the fence to the backyard. I was impressed by their professionalism and how willing they were to work with me.
The Naturally Playful Woodland Climber comes in several pieces with easy to follow directions. I didn’t actually put it together, but I was outside with my husband while he was putting it together. Most pieces snap together easily, but some need the strength of a man, or a really strong woman. The hardest part for my husband was snapping the slide and stairs into place.
You will need either a drill or a screwdriver to secure the pieces together once you have all the pieces snapped into place. Since it’s not a hard project, if your children are old enough, it would be a good time to allow them to help put it together. Or, if they prefer, the cardboard box provides lots of entertainment also.
It is designed for children ages 2 and up and provides a sturdy play area that stands out by blending in. The natural colors and realistic textures look great in the backyard and will keep most homeowners associations off your doorstep. I love the earthy brown tones and the pops of color with a trendy blue and orange.
Although the climber is on the smaller side of outdoor activity sets, all three of my children can and have played on it at the same time. Just for your reference, the weight limit on this particular set is 240 pounds.
The platform is only 27″ high, which I absolutely love because I don’t have to worry too much about them falling off. Plus since we have ours placed on the grass, it’s even less of a worry.
There are several things for the kids to do on the Naturally Playful Woodland Climber from the faux rock wall on the sides that open up to the platform, the chute-like slide, changing the season wheels, and you could also make a sand box by adding sand underneath for added fun.
My children have thoroughly enjoyed playing on the Naturally Playful Woodland Climber and it’s the first thing they go to when going outside to play in the backyard. And as a mother and homeowner, I’m happy that it doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb.
Be sure to check out my video to see my youngest son playing on it.
You can purchase the Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber for the suggested retail price of $309.99!
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