NRO417

Little Hen's House

The Little Hen’s House is a dense, activity packed ground level accessible play unit that offers a richness of home-themed play that will attract and excite toddlers again and again. Rich tactile features greatly increase play value and support emerging dramatic play in the toddlers. The scale of the Little Hen’s House is perfectly shaped for toddlers. The desk adds to the overall playability of the house from the inside as well as the outside. The two-sided play panel with yellow scoops that run in a grooves encourages play that stimulates theory of mind and logical thinking skills. The window with curtain invites social cooperation between inside and outside, supporting turn-taking and cooperation skills and not least inviting peek-a-boo games that support the understanding of object permanence: that things don’t cease to exist when they are out of sight. Dramatic play supports language skills, and this units welcomes the first try-outs of dramatic play with its many details and fun corners. Thrilling sliding is invited with a friendly loop between access platform and slide mouth. The inclined climbing wall on the other side adds varied access and supports cross-coordination which is key to physical as well as cognitive development at this age.