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Play Tent/Den for a 7 year old

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BeaLola Wed 19-Nov-14 15:41:37

I have space in my DS room for a tepee/tent in the corner. I was thinking of him having it as a space that he could chill in, play, read books etc. The only thing is all those I see within budget are either babyish or pretty small. Anyone got any good recommendations for something that would fit purpose for a growing 7 year old.


Lilicat1013 Wed 19-Nov-14 15:48:08

The Ikea circus tent is supposed to be large

There is also this tent, one of the people in the reviews said they brought it for a seven year old. He would need a lamp or torch in their to read books though. That might increase the fun factor

NorwaySpruce Wed 19-Nov-14 15:49:56

We got a large one of these last year, with a load of light up bits and pieces:

I can stand up inside it!

It does occasionally take on a slightly sinister air though... all that dark fgrin

dipsymum Wed 19-Nov-14 18:15:55

can't link but if you put teepees for kids into Amazon there are some large teepees have got an admittedly very pink one for my daughter base is 6 feet by 6 feet so should fit her for a while!

ArcheryAnnie Wed 19-Nov-14 19:24:37

Best thing we ever had like that was a washing-machine sized cardboard box, that I'd cut a door in and that sat neatly in the corner of the living room. We got years of value out of that. It got painted several times, too - it actually looked pretty good in the corner!

ArcheryAnnie Wed 19-Nov-14 19:33:09

If you can't get a humungous box, then various people do cardboard rockets, etc, that act as dens:

ArcheryAnnie Wed 19-Nov-14 19:34:35

And ooh, I like this ikea one (very knightly):

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