What goes up must come down. A child-size version of the classic "lifting device," this quality set of wooden reels and nylon ropes can be used for lifting gear into trees, up to the balcony or to the top bunk. The pulley is equipped with a large hook, tension belt, 19' of rope and two loose and two fixed reels that make it possible for kids to lift and amazing 350 pounds!
For ages 5 and up.
This Pulley Set with Wooden Reels was designed for children to lift their toys and treasures up a tree, a deck or to any higher level Pulley toys from Magic Cabin includes 19 feet of strong nylon rope and wooden reels to create a pulley system that makes it easy to lift up to 350 pounds! The pulleys for kids set comes with a tension belt and a large hook that can attach to a basket or bag filled with goods This set of pulley toys is intended for children aged 5 and older; it needs to be set up by an adult
Comments about Product: Our & YO daughter loves her pulley which she uses in our tree house - we live in CO where weather can be harsh to wooden toys so we store the pulley indoors when not in use. The long cords make it difficult to store without getting tangled. Having a wall hook each for the pulley itself and the wound cord makes storage easier...
Comments about Product: My now 14 year-old son received this when he was 5 and my 7 year-old daughter began playing with it the first chance she got. They still enjoy it. It is especially good if you have a deck or a staircase overlooking a 2 story foyer. The string hasn't unraveled but does come off the pulley if you let one end go and takes some doing to "rewire" it but well worth the trouble. A knot fixes the problem but I wish it came with a stop for the loose end. I have bought these for many other children and have never been disappointed. It is a perfect toy for open-ended and imaginative play.
Comments about Product: We bought this for our kids' treehouse. Turns out the rope that came with is much too short, but we just put a different rope in. Our kids love hauling stuff up and down to their fort and I love that they aren't carrying toys up while trying to climb up a steep ladder. This is probably best for indoor use (then you won't need to change ropes) and we are pretty careful about bringing it in if we think it's going to rain. Hope this helps!
Comments about Product: Grandson Max spent an afternoon lifting everything he could move with this, to his great delight. I liked the little squib about historic uses of the pulley, and he loved hearing about its use to hoist heavy knights onto their horses.