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Hot Stuff! Six playset to put their imaginations to work

If you want the children to play in the garden it really helps to give them a den. All children like to play 'house' so to keep them happy this year we went looking for play houses and garden furniture just the right size for little treasures. Add some sun and let their imaginations do the rest.

1> DELIGHTFUL Plenty of room for all the gang. Cottage playhouse €374.99, Argos

2> exclusive Top-of-the-range wooden house that should stand the test of time. Cherry playhouse €264.99, Argos

3> DURABLE This will last for years and can be used as anything at all, plus it has a letterbox! Little Tikes cozy cottage €184, littlewoodsireland.ie

4> ROYALTY Cheap as chips yet fit for a princess. Disney Princess tent €37, littlewoodsireland.ie

5> A-DORA-BLE Little explorers can have a rest here. Dora the Explorer patio set €39.99, Woodies

6> TWO'S COMPANY Kids can play at being neighbours with this one. Villa Playhouse Green €149.99, Woodies