Games & Extras
The cherry on top of the tree house sundae
Everyone agrees the major accessories are the cat’s pajamas. They’re always the first things to come to mind when thinking about how to make your tree house exceptional. But isn’t it the small things in life that make it worthwhile? Here’s a compilation of some neat little accessories you shouldn’t overlook.
Clang! Clang! goes the bell! Bells are a lot of fun and are a great way to grab people’s attention. Put it next to the ship wheel to allow kids to really feel like they’re driving a fire truck. Don’t forget the fireman’s pole!
Pirate Ship Wheel
Whether your kids are driving a bus, racing car, airplane or boat, pirate ship wheels add a ton of enjoyment to your tree house and help kid’s imaginations come to life. Just watch out for the house, we just painted it!
Ahoy matey, we’ve come to take yer booty! Let everyone know just how tough you are with the classic jolly roger waving from your crow’s nest. You’ll be one cool captain with one of these waving in the wind up high. Goes great with a treasure map and treasure chest!
Tree House Chalkboard
Have you ever wanted to leave someone a message but just didn’t have the pen and paper ready? Fear not, for with a chalk board, you can jot anything you need for yourself or friends. Messages to daddy or a pretend grocery list, we got you covered.
Binoculars – Telescope – Periscope
Magnifying devises are a lot of fun, even if they are pretend. Whether you need a periscope to spy on the enemies without being seen, or telescope to see what snacks mom put down on the picnic table, your kids will sure have a blast with these extras!
Bring an even greater sense of beauty to your tree house with a live display of colorful flowers and plants outside your front window. And you thought you couldn’t get any closer to nature. Don’t forget to get some premium potting mix and wildflower seeds to start! wind chimes
Hear the music of the breeze with a Wind Chime. A little white noise, with an almost distinct medley makes for a great way to fill up that empty sound spectrum. Lots of great styles and types to choose from, including some home made ones. Check it out!
No longer are you forced to pop your finger in your mouth and hold it up to the wind to get it’s direction. Weather vanes add a lot of character and prestige to your tree house. When weather is up to it’s old tricks, you’ll have the upper hand. Finally, no more lost sleep.
Crazy Marble run!
Pink! Pink! Pink! Watch the marble bounce down and around a cool marble run. Tripping levers, wheels and other crazy gadgets, you and your kids will have an absolute blast watching it in action. This is one game adults can enjoy just as much as kids! Makes a great conversation piece too.
Tree House Loft
Tree house lofts are very popular among campers or outdoors-men. They allow you to maximize your living space and give you a cool place to sleep way up high! A great way to get the most use out of your tree house!
Treasure Chest fun!
What better place to store all your awesome stuff in your tree house treasure chest or secret compartment! Imaginations will run wild they’ll sail their tree house to a remote island in search of the perfect place to bury the loot! Don’t forget the ship wheel, jolly roger and treasure map!
Speaking tubes are one of the neatest gadgets you can put in your tree house. An upgrade to the tin can and string method, speaking tubes one amusing communication device. I know I was utterly fascinated with them in my playground years.
Wouldn’t it be great if your kids could wash their hands before eating in their tree house? Now you can with this practical little device. Also useful for filling up water balloons and other devious but fun applications.
There is nothing more appropriate for a tree house shelf or coffee table than a fine assortment of tree house books . From ideas to exotic images, tree house books make a great read, especially when it’s done first hand.
No need to call collect! Now your kids can yak all they want and your telephone bill won’t ever go up! Maybe it’s a mechanic from the engine room, a message from the FBI or the president of the United States. Play phones are a second helping for the imagination and help make you child’s playtime come to life just that bit more.
If you’re looking for a way to preserve the beauty of your tree house and keep it from turning gray and degrading in the elements, apply one or two coats of Thompson’s water seal treatment . Designed to keep decks from weathering, Thompson is tough and will make your tree house looking great for years to come.
If you ever wanted a way to improve your throwing aim while looking totally “bad” as in the Michael Jackson album, this is your ticket. Dartboards are great fun and really encourage a healthy breakout of competition.