Market Cafe EN
Kids can pretend to be a farmer, shop owner, chef, or consumer in this adorable structure. Imaginations bloom as young ones investigate different types of food and learn new words to describe their sense of taste. The Market Cafe offers plenty of activities for growing minds and bodies.
- 10 interactive activities addressing developmentally-appropriate skills: Slide, Bench, Order Talk-through Panel, Meal Table, Find-It Sign, Vegetable Stand, Image Panel, Open/Closed Sign, Flower Spinners and Lower Level Crawlspace
- Much more to see, including Cash Register, Menu Board, and prompts to describe food tastes
- Compact structure
- Built-in shade
- Choice of colors for Permalene® and polyethylene
- Direct bury or surface mount
- U.S. Patent pending
- Auditory, Proprioception, Tactile, Vestibular, Visual
- Motor Skills
- Agility, Balance, Coordination, Core Body Strength, Endurance, Eye-Hand Coordination, Lower Body Strength, Motor Planning, Upper Body Strength
- Cognitive Skills
- Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking
- Social/Emotional Skills
- Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development Learn about Developmental Benefits
- 2 to 5 Years
- 1,778 lbs
- Max Fall Height: 44" (1,12 m)
- Min Area Required: 23' 10" x 24' 9" (7,26 m x 7,54 m)
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Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.
Video features children playing on a Smart Play Market Café play structure for ages two to five years old.
[video: scene fades into a boy sitting at the Meal table outside the Market Café play structure. He plays with a pile of mulch on the table. Camera zooms in for a close-up of the side of the Market Café where there is an Order Talk through panel and flower sensory spinners. Children can be heard mumbling indistinctly all over the play structure. Scene switches as the camera pans up to a boy as he spins a DigiFuse plate on the meal table. A woman kneels by the boy and reads a panel on the side of the structure.]
Woman: Who do you like to eat with?
[video: camera switches to a view of the side of the Market Café structure where there is a DigiFuse panel printed like a vegetable farmers market stand. Scene switches back to a view of the boy and a woman sliding the plates at the Meal table.]
Woman: Look at that salad.
[video: scene switches to a view into the Market Café structure where a girl looks at the internal learning panels.]
Woman off camera: [gasp] Toast over there!
[video: scene switches to a side view of the Market Café steps as a boy climbs up into the structure. Mothers play with their children on the other structure activities. Scene switches to a ground view up to a girl as she plays with the sliding plates of the meal table.]
Woman off camera: Where’s the bananas?
[video: scene switches to a view over a mother’s shoulder as she holds up her son to the Market place vegetable stand. A boy’s hand reaches to the area of the apples printed on the DigiFuse panel and rings a bell shaped like an apple.]
Mother: Do you see bananas?
[video: camera angle switches to a side top down view as the mother kneels behind her son and holds his hand at the vegetable stand. The boy looks up to the camera. The boy next to them continues to ring the apple shaped bell at the vegetable stand.]
Mother: I see broccoli too.
[video: scene switches to a view of a boy squatting inside the Market Café structure. He squats next to a structure wall and looks at a DigiFuse panel printed with Healthy Meals and Snack choices.]
Woman off camera: What do you see?
Woman off camera: It’s an apple.
[video: the boy stands up and turns around excited. Scene switches to a top down view of a mother and two boys as they make believe eating at the DigiFuse plates at the meal table.]
Mother: Eat up.
[video: scene switches to the camera panning across the side of the Market Café window panel engraved with learning words.]
Woman off camera: Look at the blueberries do you see the blueberries?
[video: scene switch to a view of a boys back as he plays at the image panel on the outside of the play structure.]
Boy off camera: I’ll be the order guy.
[video: scene switch to a side view of a boy as he slides down the structure slide. Scene switches to a boy playing at the cash register DigiFuse panel and Order talk panel inside the Market Café.]
Boy: Can I have an order please? Yeah!
[video: the boy inside looks out through one of the small windows. A young boy outside pretends to order some food through the talk panel. Camera switches to a full side view of the Market Café vegetable stand. Screen fades to black.]
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