Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber

If the thought of your child climbing a rock wall and playing in a tree fort sounds scary, then maybe the Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber can help bring it down to a level you can live with.

This is a climber that helps a child's imagination to run free and pretend they are playing in the forest. Since it has the rounded edges Step2 is known for and is close to the ground, the danger is all but eliminated.

The Woodland Climber is versatile and durable. Your kids will see it as their own play fort in the forest, where you will see it as a safe way for them to develop their motor skills, muscles and overall coordination.



Basic Features of the Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber

The Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber comes with a slide, ladder, climbing wall and platform. It even has a couple of steering wheels attached to the walls of the platform to let your child pretend that they are on safari.

There is plenty of room for your child to play on, around and under the Woodland Climber, which means that parents get more toy for their money.

The Woodland Climber is made of thick plastic that will resist the elements for years. It is easy to put together, and it can also be easy to disassemble, if the need arises. The basic colors on the Woodland Climber will not overwhelm younger children, or take away from the fun for older ones.

The online retail price for the Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber is $319.95, which does not include any retailer discounts, shipping charges or handling fees. It is recommended for children from two to eight years old.



Detailed Information about the Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber

This Step2 climber has a few more features than the company's other basic climbers. Those features are:

  • A slide
  • A climbing wall
  • A ladder
  • Two steering wheels
  • A durable platform
  • A window in the climbing wall
  • Arched entrances for the slide and the ladder
  • Safety walls to fill in empty spots

There are a lot of basic design features on the Woodland Climber, but there are also elements that are there just for design. Those elements include:

  • Lookout holes in the safety walls
  • Fake horns on the steering wheels

The Woodland Climber has very few interactive parts, and it has no parts that light up or make sounds. There are no colorful decals anywhere on the climber, and the color scheme of the parts is very basic. There are no direct accessories or other items associated with the Woodland Climber for parents to buy.

The Woodland Climber is lightweight at only 84 pounds, and does require some assembly. It can be easily disassembled to be moved or for storage. It is made of durable plastic with rounded edges, so it can be used indoors on a soft rug.

It is also designed for outdoor use on a soft, flat surface. This durable toy will last for years, even if it is left outside.



Toys Like the Naturally Playful Woodland Climber

Backyard Discovery has a toy called the Summer Cottage All Cedar Wood Playhouse that has the same forest theme as the Woodland Climber, but does not offer any climbing options. However, it does give children basic interactive features such as doorways and windows, just as the Woodland Climber does.

The Step2 Neat and Tidy Playhouse II has a very similar look to the Woodland Climber, but it does not have the Woodland Climber's raised platform.

Children will find the look and interactive features of the Neat and Tidy Playhouse II to be very similar to the Woodland Climber, and the Playhouse is also made of the same durable plastic as the Woodland Climber.


Young children need ways to climb and play that will help them to use their imaginations, and start to develop their coordination. The Step2 Naturally Playful Woodland Climber is a fun toy that children can use as a forest play fort inside or outside of the house. It is a durable unit that is versatile and safe for children to play on for hours each day.


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