Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Imaginext Batcave...

This past year for Christmas one of the favorite toys under the tree was the Imaginext Batcave by Fisher-Price.  With the age of three came a huge interest in all things super hero so the batcave was a clear choice.

This play set brings the characters from Batman alive with lots of fun options.  There is a drawbridge for the batmobile, an elevator, a jail with an escape hatch and much more to keep your little super heroes entertained.  A fabulous feature that I really appreciate is that it can all be folded up and neatly put away when not in use...thank you Fisher Price!  Each Batcave comes with the following accessories:  batman, robin, batcycle, console, satellite dish, antenna, two batarangs and a bathook.  There are also many, many smaller accessory sets which include all your favorite villains (penguin, joker and riddler are a few we have).

My guys are on the younger side of the suggested age group (3-7) but they definitely enjoy this toy and are able to use all the "bells and whistles" associated with it.  I can also see definite staying power with this toy and could easily see it being a favorite for at least a couple more years.  I think this was $50 well spent.  The set is made up of a very durable plastic which has already withstood many tumbles in our house.  I would strongly suggest picking up a few of the accessory pieces because this toy is way more fun if your Batman can take on one of the bad guys.  This one earns a strong recommendation from this mom of two budding superheroes!

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