Few things stir the imagination of youngsters like tales of the time of knights and the castles they defended. Rich in history and tradition, a castle makes for great play times, especially when it is a realistic play castle with all the accouterments.
GLTC has a superior wooden play castle that comes with everything needed to get started and offers a range of accessories from a trebuchet to a threatening dragon. Any tyke can configure the castle and defend against a range of enemies, from marauding Gauls to attacking dragons. The basic castle comes with a working drawbridge and winch, towers with flags, and other wooden accessories.
Additional accessories add realism and more opportunities for the imagination with red and blue knights, a prisoner cage and a realistic play mat.
Another awesome wooden play castle is the Buzzing Brains Wooden Castle from Kiddicare. When it comes to worthy castles, this hand-crafted treasure is hard to beat. It comes with its own knights. The craftsmanship of this play castle means there is very limited availability.
With virtually unlimited play value, this wooden play castle is large enough to keep three or four children enthralled in imagined battles of Old. The knights are divided between blue and red to allow for fearsome battles and defenses of the castle. When danger comes, the working drawbridge winches up. This is a childhood item that is sure to be handed down to the next generations with fond memories of time spent in joyful play.
One wooden play castle option adds a little creativity and craftsmanship to the process. The Knights Castle – Woodcraft Construction Kit from Amazon comes with everything needed to construct a realistic 20cm x 17cm x 25cm play castle. The pieces are precut and simply pressed out of the form. No glue or tools are required as the pre-cut pieces are slotted together using the easy-to-follow numbering system. The completed castle is easy to paint or varnish to add lasting durability. The materials for this wooden play castle are responsibly sourced and certified by FSC.
Amazon provides another great option with the Playmobil Knights: Falcon Knight’s Castle. This realistic structure comes with crenellated walls and is positioned on a rocky outcrop. Perfect for young knights from 4 to 10 years old, this castle has all the details, including a lockable gaol. To add to the realism there is a hidden trapdoor and the outer wall can be collapsed in a pretend battle. Included are four knights, a horse, realistic cannon, and other weaponry.
Choose from any of these play castles and the youngsters are assured of many delightful hours of play and adventure.