Sawdust and Rainbows unveils Compact Wee’UN climbing frame

Published on: 12th May 2021

The Compact Wee’UN is a streamlined and affordable option; lighter than the popular Wee’UN climbing frame, and 25% slimmer when folded.

Sawdust and Rainbows has launched a new lightweight version of its popular Pikler inspired climbing frame, the Wee‘UN, to help toddlers develop their sensory and motor skills while gaining confidence.

The Compact Wee’UN is made with the same chunky dowel as the Wee‘UN, which is comfortable for little hands and feet, but is 15% lighter and 25% slimmer when folded. The climbing frame has been stability tested to hold a whopping 250kg.

Rosie Hughes of Sawdust and Rainbows said: “I set myself a challenge to see how much weight the Compact Wee’UN could hold and create something streamlined and affordable in the process. Safety testing involved sitting it on a 10 degree slope and placing several 50kg weights on the most onerous position. We had so much fun testing in the workshop, and even had to buy more weights as it was clear early on that the weightbearing capacity was more than the weights we had.”

The Compact Wee’UN is available in rainbow, pastel, monochrome and natural colours, and for every Compact Wee’UN sold, Sawdust and Rainbows will plant a tree through their partnership with Just One Tree.

The climbing frames, which measure L 71cm x W 77cm x H 61cm, are safety tested to CE, UKCA, ASTM, CCPSA and ISO standards.

The latest launch follows the recent release of the new Tearmann playstand, which Sawdust & Rainbows created to give young children a magical space in which to play and explore. With stockists across Europe, the United States, Dubai and Australia, the fledgling start-up is enjoying continued success, as it continues to add to its carefully designed collection.

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