Bring excitement to a rainy day with this Discovery Kids Build and Play fort making kit. With 49 rods and 28 connectors, imagination is the only limit to what your kids can create. The sturdy rods ensure that your play castle doesn't crumble. ...more
The possibilities are endless with the Discovery Kids 77-piece Build and Play Construction Fort set. With connecting rods and custom connectors, you can create your own castle, tunnel, rocketship, and much more. Assembly is easy and children can build nearly any structure they can imagine. Take blanket fort construction to new heights with over 75 pieces of custom connecting sturdy rods and connectors. Children 5 and up can construct frames to fit any space and purpose. Combined with your sheets, or blankets, this sturdy framework is sure to stir imaginative play. Set comes with one tent door and will sleep one when assembled.
This build-and-play construction set allows your children to have fun while learning basic building techniques. The set includes enough durable plastic rods and ball connectors to create a variety of geometric shapes, which can be combined into various types of play structures. Cover the building's skeleton with a sheet or blanket to complete your child's secret lair.
Includes 49 sturdy rods and 28 connectors
Sturdy rod set for building large structures including playhouses, forts, castles and more
Custom connectors allow for quick and easy assembly of nearly any structure a child an imagine
Simpy put a blanket over the structure for an instant fortress. (Not Included)
I bought these for my son with his Christmas money. It took a few days for them to ship and come in. Got here relatively fast after shipping. I took it out immediately after it arrived. My son was very excited. The first thing I noticed upon unpacking, the bars are made of a flimsy type of plastic. I wasn't to worried as long as they'd hold up. I put it all together and tossed the blanket over the fort. The plastic bars came out of the connecters. It didn't matter how hard I pushed the bars in or switching the connecters around, they always popped out. I then decided to let my son play with it without the blanket. The bars would pop off when he'd crawl into the fort. It didn't hold up to the slightest of movements. The ends of the plastic bars also started to chip away after popping out 2-3 times.
The directions were easy to handle. The packaging was well. However the product itself cannot hold up to movement hitting the bars which isn't ideal for a children's playtime toy.
The only thing I do not like is that the poles are a bit too bendy. If they were a little stronger this would be a 10 but I give it an 8. My daughter loves forts so we got her two boxes and she builds big forts with her dad and we cover it with flat sheets from our king bed. With two sets we can build it tall enough she can stand in it and lay down with her friend and have a sleep over in it. We have used them many times and it is holding up well. We bought 6 boxes so we could give 2 boxes to each of our families kids. The kids come over and love to play with ours so we got them all fort set for this Christmas.
It is hard to build with. My Grandchildren needed help, the oldest is 6. The rods do not stay in the connectors and they are difficult to insert. If you get it build, it falls down with little contact. Would not recommend.
How accurate was the sizing? OK
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Poor
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes
This was purchased for my 6 year old grandson.
He loves it! The first thing he built was a dome fort.
He loves the fact it is HIS space and he can sit in his fort and
read or play games on his ipod touch.
This is perfect for any child who loves to create their own space.
How accurate was the sizing? The size is perfect for a small room
Please tell us about the quality of the product. quality is very good
This was a Christmas gift for my 7 year old daughter....we immediately got it out of the box and put it together. She fits inside it well, though I don't when I try to play with her. The only bad part has been that it was kind of hard for her to put it together. That may change as we use it more and the pieces get broken in. Great toy!
How accurate was the sizing? very
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Great quality
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes
We bought this for my 4 year old but I think my husband has more fun building all different things for her to play and have a little hide away! She loves it as well but I think she is a little too young to build but with a little assistance she has lots of fun!
My grandson was expecting something else for his birthday, but he told me the Build and Play Fort Set was cool. That was good enough to know he really liked it. I bought 3 sets so he and his brother and sister can build big forts.
My nephew wanted this for Christmas and this was the lowest price kit I could find and was worried about the quality. However, it was well worth the purchase and my nephew loved it!! He wanted to play with it right away and had so much fun building a fort with his friends.
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