The Toddlers of Dwell Review 5 Modern Playhouses

All it takes to play is a healthy imagination, 
but a modern playhouse adds to the fun.

Modern playhouses for children

While the debate rages on between the benefits of free play versus structured play, we can all agree that these play structures make 
any modern family home so much 
merrier. For a little perspective—in more ways than one—we turned to the Dwell team’s toddlers, Cedar Foss, Oliver Blue, and Madeleine McKinley-Hinson, who were all more 
than happy to pick a house, move in, and let the good times roll. See how the five playhouses fared in our product review. Photo by Peter Belanger.

While the debate rages on between the benefits of free play versus structured play, we can all agree that these play structures make 
any modern family home so much 
merrier. For a little perspective—–
in more ways than one—–we turned to the Dwell team’s toddlers, Cedar Foss, Oliver Blue, and Madeleine McKinley-Hinson, who were all more 
than happy to pick a house, move in, and let the good times roll.

Originally published

as 
House Party!

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