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Unplugged Play Spaces

Whether you're turning over a whole room to rumpus or just carving out a corner for playtime, these four strategies will help you set up a space that fosters creativity and generates a ton of fun.
Give ?em a Hideout Strategy 1: Give 'em a Hideout

Every cub needs a cozy den for reading, dreaming, and sharing secrets with real and imaginary friends. A. Create a kid cave by tossing an old blanket over a table or set up an indoor tent. This reasonably priced wood-frame model comes in lots of colors and is made in the U.S. (Twelve Timbers, $64). B. Our felt campfire sparks the imagination and might prompt some fireside storytelling sessions. (See next slide for instructions.)