Home Project Allow Your Child To Participate In Counter Height Activities By Building This Stool
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Build a Safety Stool Photos by Matt Dunkin; Illustration by James Provost Just before my son turned two, he began to want to participate in activities that were happening on our kitchen counter: making muffins, stirring the batter for Saturday morning waffles, or chatting with us as we were cooking.
We tried for awhile to have him stand on a basic stool but he couldn't get up on it without our help and had a couple of falls because it wasn't stable enough.I wasn't thrilled with the stools that were commercially available, so I decided that the solution was to create a stool that would allow him to be able to get up and down himself and would welcome him to participate more fully in family life by bringing him closer to our level.
I designed a stool that would combine ladder-like stairs with handholds so that he could climb to a platform that was enclosed on three sides.It was meant to be pushed up to a counter or sink area but not be too large as to clog up our kitchen floor space.
I wanted it to be strong enough for an *d*lt to stand on but light enough that a...