Gardening with kids is an underused activity! Making a cubby house garden is not only fun and will add to the beauty of your cubby and backyard, but it’s good for the kids in so many ways. Its active– Digging, planting, weeding and watering are all physical activities, that don’t feel like exercise at all! It’s outdoors– Any activity that gets kids outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine is fantastic for their physical and mental development. It’s educational– Your children will learn how to plant flowers and seeds, it’s a life skill! They can read and learn about how flowers and … Read More
We did A LOT of research and testing before finally settling on what we consider to be the best roofing product to use in children’s cubby houses. We believe cubbies should be as light and bright as possible, and also keep the heat out – so they don’t become little “hot boxes” that only spiders find enjoyable! We use Solasafe Polycarbonate roofing – it’s brilliant for a few reasons: It’s provides 99.9% protection from harmful UV rays – how fantastic is it knowing your kids are outside in the fresh air, but are also completely safe from the suns rays! … Read More
One of the most popular additions to our cubby houses is a rock climbing wall. Rock walls add a whole new dimension to your child’s cubby. There are the obvious advantages of an added fun activity and a more adventurous way to enter the cubby, but there are also several more, less obvious, but very important reasons to add a rock wall to your cubby house. Physical benefits. Climbing the rock wall develops strength. So many different muscle groups are required for children to climb the wall, from their leg, shoulder, and arm and back muscles to their hand and … Read More
We are so excited to announce that our gorgeous new Melbourne cubby house display is FINALLY open! We have a Mega Triplex and a Duplex on display, so would love for you to bring the kids down and check them out. We couldn’t have found a lovelier, family friendly setting at Gill’s Nursery. They have a fantastic cafe including an outdoor area, so you can sit, relax and have a coffee while your kids get to play in our playground! The cafe also has a small kids menu which is a great bonus. The address is: Gill’s Nursery, 266 … Read More
The My Cubby Best Cubby House from 2013 was voted by the public of Australia as this gorgeous Mega Triplex, created by the Hedge Family. We love that it was an extended family effort – grandparents, parents and kids all helping to create this amazing colour scheme. They should be very proud of themselves! It’s a tough job working out the colour schemes and all these colours just work perfectly. We love the addition of the checkered flooring. The family chose to change the sides over of their cubby which works perfectly in their yard. The addition of the slide, sandpit … Read More
Now that we are well and truly back into the school year and daily grind, it’s easy for parental guilt to sink in.We’re so busy with work, life and endless to-do lists, we’re exhausted, and playing with our kids is not always our top priority. And it shouldn’t always be,
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