I have not been active on MDC since my daughter was younger but she is now 6 years old and in Kindergarten. I am re-decorating her room, getting her a big girl bed, etc. and was wondering when do children typically stop playing with play kitchens......? I do love imaginative play but I feel it is only used maybe once a week and we could sure use the space since she now has a twin bed instead of a toddler bed. (btw - I do change it up and sometimes make it a store, a vet office, etc.)
Also if/when you remove the play kitchen what other imaginative type thing would you add? A tent, reading nook, etc.
Thanks in advance.
Welcome back! My children are younger, of course, but I am always experimenting with play spaces. Sometimes we have a market theme or a restaurant theme. Just take it out one day when she is not at home and see what happens. Make a reading space together. That sounds so lovely. Maybe a canopy like they sell from Magic Cabin. Here are some thoughts on play spaces: http://sewliberated.typepad.com/sew_liberated/2011/08/playful-learning-thoughts-on-crafting-a-space.html
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