Whether you're working from home, have a million chores to do around the house, or just desperately need a break, sometimes you need to find something to entertain your kid for a chunk of time. Once you've exhausted all the Blues Clues episodes and taken a glue stick to every scrap of construction paper in the house, you might find yourself scratching your head. Now what? One word: playsets. The best playsets will keep your kids occupied for hours, and all without the use of a screen.
What exactly is a playset? We're talking about a toy structure, usually including smaller components, that kids can play with indoors (or maybe even outdoors, if they really wanted to). The structure can be anything, really... a race track, a collapsible castle, a carry-and-go farm. Those smaller pieces are made to exist within that specific world, of course (little cars, king and queen figures, miniature farm animals). Basically, a playset is a miniature world kids can escape into so that you can actually get a little work done, mow the lawn, or do a few dishes. The coolest ones can be packed up and stored after use, for optimum fun and clean up.
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