For Little Green Fingers
“Swap the iPad for fun and games in the garden this summer!”
At a time when childhood obesity is on the rise – according to the National Child Measurement Program, over a fifth of 4-5 year olds are now overweight or obese – encouraging youngsters off the sofa and into the garden has never been so important. Cuckooland’s fantastically fun children’s garden products – all new for 2015 from some of our favourite suppliers – will help make the great outdoors a more appealing place this summer!
LITTLE THOUGHTFUL GARDENER
From left: Make Your Own Bug Hotel, £14.95; Kids Watering Can, £14.95; Make Your Own Birdhouse, £14.95; Kids Gardening Gloves, £8.95; Bug Collecting Box and Magnifying Glass, £12.95
The Little Thoughtful Gardener Range is new this spring from Wild and Wolf and is a wonderfully well-priced way to get kids excited about the great outdoors! The bright and funky Watering Can and Gloves will make helping mum out in the garden much more appealing, while the Make Your Own Birdhouse will get their creative juices flowing, as well as encouraging their interest in wildlife. Little explorers will love the Kids Bug Collecting Box with Magnifying Glass – whether hunting down the bottom of the garden or at the beach, once they’ve carefully caught their specimen, they can examine it carefully with the magnifying glass, before letting it safely back into the wild. Or, they can encourage insects into the Make Your Own Bug Hotel, and see if they want to hang around!
New from Wingreen for 2015 is this incredible Knight Castle Playhouse and matching accessories.This fabulous Playhouse is a great way to encourage role play and imagination games – lower the draw bridge and prepare for a dual! With its slate grey fabric and blue gingham curtains, young Knights can keep an eye out for the dragon or watch for fair maidens who may (or may not!) need to be rescued. Available in two sizes, it iseasy to assemble with a light metal frame and storage bag included, meaning it’s perfect for use outside on a sunny day, and then easily transportsinside when the weather turns! Other fantastic play items and coordinating accessories by Win Green,including a Princess Castle, are also available.
This beautiful new Kids Snug Wooden Playhouse with Tower and Slide from Mercia Garden Products is the perfect garden home-from-home for boys and girls, whether they’re playing with friends or picnicking with their toys! The tongue and groove pine panels can be painted any colour to personalise, or left plain with coloured accents. Made in Nottinghamshire, it comes with a base coat treatment applied already, and windows glazed in styrene for added safety. All the timber inside the cabin is planed to avoid splinters, and the slidegives the option of a quicker (and more fun!) way down. Many other stunning designs are also available, so there’s one for every child’s garden!
Ahoy there mateys! Available from 30th June 2015, this Kid’s Pirate Boat Sand Pit and Play Bench, with its pirate motifs and flag, will provide many a swashbuckling outdoor adventure for little ones over the summer months! Kid Kraft specialise in creating distinctive toys and furniture that will leave an impression, and this is certainly reflected in this play pit. Not only is it a great centrepiece to any child-friendly garden, it’s also practical too – the bright blue canopy will keep those nasty UV rays at bay and there are 2 handy storage areas under the benches for toys, buckets and buried treasure! Recommended for ages 3 and up and for use with child safe play sand.
View our full range of children’s garden and outdoor products online here!