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Dockside Sandbox & Climber

Climber and sandbox in one! Made in USA of US and imported parts. Canopy made in China.

  • Features adorable nautical theme
  • 3-in-1 play features including steering wheel, slide, sandbox and play platform combo
  • Shade canopy shades little skippers from the sun
  • Includes a lid to protect from the elements and environment
  • Durable poly construction is built for years of play
  • Maximum weight limit 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
  • Sandbox holds 75 lbs. of sand (do not use sandbox as pool)
  • Intended for family and domestic outdoor use only over proper surfacing
  • Adult assembly required
Recommended Age: 1.5 - 5
Product Number: 7278KR
Dimensions: 41.00 H 57.63 W 53.40 D
Weight: 39.00 lbs
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Step2Dockside Sandbox & Climber
 
4.2

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (19)
  • Attractive (10)
  • Hours of fun (10)
  • Easy assembly (9)
  • Weather proof (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small children (11)
    • Individual play (8)
    • Group play (6)
    • Physical activity (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • First time parent (6), Stay at home parent (5), Education oriented (4), Parent of two or more children (4), Working parent (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10), Yes (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Awesome for twins ages 13 months

    Love this item for children first learning to climb. I have twins, one walking and the other crawling. They were premies and my little one is still learning her balance. My boy has...Read complete review

    Love this item for children first learning to climb. I have twins, one walking and the other crawling. They were premies and my little one is still learning her balance. My boy has mastered it all. They both love playing on this structure. I have it on our balcony so it is the perfect size (our balcony is enclosed and safe for this). We turned the sandbox into a ball pit and they are laughing out there all the time! It was a gift to them from my mother in law. We are so happy she got this for them!! I recommend this to anyone. It is also a reasonable price and super cute too. I have all sorts of ideas for the boat sandbox that do not include sand. We will use it for a ballpit, beans, toy box and more. Great piece!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not rain proof

    We've had this product for about 5 months, but my daughter only played in the sandbox three times. Every time it rains, the sandbox gets filled with water, even though the top is...Read complete review

    We've had this product for about 5 months, but my daughter only played in the sandbox three times. Every time it rains, the sandbox gets filled with water, even though the top is closed and I put a plastic tarp over it. By the time the water evaporates, it rains again and we are back to square one.

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    5.0

    fun slide

    By ambshum

    from denver, co

    About Me Do-It-Yourself

    Verified Buyer
    new-bee

    Pros

    • Easy Assembly
    • ENTERTAINING
    • Fun
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Young Children

      Comments about Step2 Dockside Sandbox & Climber:

      First platform did not fit the slide but the customer service was outstanding. One rep helped me the whole way through in ordering a new platform. the second platform assembled perfectly.

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      • No

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      2.0

      Not rain proof

      By Olya

      from Washington, DC

      Pros

      • Fun
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Not Weather Resistant

      Best Uses

      • Backyard
      • Young Children

      Comments about Step2 Dockside Sandbox & Climber:

      We've had this product for about 5 months, but my daughter only played in the sandbox three times. Every time it rains, the sandbox gets filled with water, even though the top is closed and I put a plastic tarp over it. By the time the water evaporates, it rains again and we are back to square one.

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      • No

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      1.0

      Poor plastic molding

      By jerm19k

      from Estero, FL

      About Me Professional

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Step2 Dockside Sandbox & Climber:

            The directions are simple as is the assembly. But the molding on the deck piece where the slide fits in is smaller than the width of the slide. Therefore assembly can not be completed and no further comments can be made. Except that we live out in the country and the huge inconvenience and time wasted is disappointing. We would expect that childrens toys would have a tighter quality control inspection.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great product!

            By Lilys Mommy

            from Jacksonville, Florida

            About Me First Time Parent, Stay At Home Parent

            Verified Buyer
            new-bee

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy Assembly
            • Sturdy
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Children

              Comments about Step2 Dockside Sandbox & Climber:

              My daughter loves this toy! It was easy to put together too. The slide is short so this is really best for small children 3 and under probably, but the sandbox is great for slightly older ages. Definitely recommend this product.

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              • No

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              (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome for twins ages 13 months

              By Maria

              from San Diego, Ca

              About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc), Working Parent

              Verified Buyer
              new-bee

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Hours of Fun
              • Interchangeable Sandbox
              • Sturdy
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

              • Difficult Assembly

              Best Uses

              • Group Play
              • Physical Activity
              • Sandboox
              • Small Children

              Comments about Step2 Dockside Sandbox & Climber:

              Love this item for children first learning to climb. I have twins, one walking and the other crawling. They were premies and my little one is still learning her balance. My boy has mastered it all. They both love playing on this structure. I have it on our balcony so it is the perfect size (our balcony is enclosed and safe for this). We turned the sandbox into a ball pit and they are laughing out there all the time! It was a gift to them from my mother in law. We are so happy she got this for them!! I recommend this to anyone. It is also a reasonable price and super cute too. I have all sorts of ideas for the boat sandbox that do not include sand. We will use it for a ballpit, beans, toy box and more. Great piece!

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              • Yes

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              Dockside Sandbox & Climber
              Already Asked: 7 Questions, 45 Answers
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              Step2.com Store asked: Why did you choose this?
              Lisa T: Just love it and my grandchildren will too.. Sep 7, 2014
              CAROL C: Have a grand daughter that loves to climb loves the sand! Aug 18, 2014
              Jennifer L: Great price for a combination sandbox and slide. Aug 17, 2014
              Cindy R: It is suitable for a young toddler. Aug 1, 2014
              Laurie D: I like the sturdiness of Step2 products...and the dockside sandbox is gender neutral! Jul 31, 2014
              Lynn W: I have purchased a number of step 2 products for my grandchildren and have never been disappointed. When needing a part for a push cart the company was very accommodating and sent at no charge. Again I am very pleased. Jul 28, 2014
              Levi Q: price and positive reviews Jul 28, 2014
              elin B: Because it was a great deal. and love step2 products Jul 27, 2014
              Julie D: for my grandson birthday I was looking for a small slide and dockside sandbox and climber caught my eye. Looked like something he would enjoy and play outside with. Jul 25, 2014
              Becky C: My eldest grand daughter has one of these and loves it. I am getting one for my daughter's little girl's first birthday. Jul 24, 2014
              Linda P: I bought this sandbox for my granddaughter in California and she really enjoyed it and now I am buying one for granddaughter in Mason. Jul 22, 2014
              Beth M: It is a sturdy and fun toy for kids!! Jul 19, 2014
              Amy H: Seems to be a nice size for a 16 month old and had great reviews, very anxious to see if she likes it! Jul 18, 2014
              Gerald m: Grandson's birthday Jul 17, 2014
              Barbara C: Had all features I wanted, a slide, a ladder, a sandbox which I will use filled with balls, not sand. Great price compared to retailers!!!!! Just hope it comes soon, birthday party is this Saturday!!! Jul 14, 2014
              michele g: grandson loves playing in sand & sliding Jul 13, 2014
              Dawn F: price, multiple uses Jul 11, 2014
              Lisa L: To give my son a few options to play with. Aug 11, 2013
              Jamie S: Looks fun, Sand and slide combined. Jun 23, 2013
              Veda M: for our church playground Jun 4, 2013
              Angela B: My daughter asked specifically for this toy for my grandson's 1st birthday. May 25, 2013
              Kathleen J: My nephews birthday and he loves boats May 22, 2013
              mary s: I was looking for a covered sandbox and also a climber for my granddaughter. May 17, 2013
              Debra C: child's parent requested this for a gift May 5, 2013
              Diana A: This item is going to be a birthday present for my granddaughter, who will be 3 years old on April 27th. Apr 7, 2013
              A shopper asked: I have bought this set for my grand daughter who about 1 1/2 yrs old. I haven't assembled it yet but looking at the picture, the slide looks really steep. Has this been a problem for children this age? Is it too steep for them? Jul 8, 2014
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              Tina S: It was definitely not too steep. My niece is on the tall side, so by the time she was 2, she was practically as tall as the slide itself. It's also not very slippery or fast, so she didn't have a problem. The only thing we needed to remind her about was sitting to go down rather than trying to walk down it or step off it. Jul 8, 2014
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              Megan M: It was just right for my 18 month old kids. I have a set of Irish twins who are the same size boy and girl. Neither one of them had any issues with getting up on or going too fast down the slide. Jul 9, 2014
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              kelsey e: My daughter started using it at abt the same age and we never had a problem with it. She loved it. Hope this helps :) Jul 8, 2014
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              Jenna D: Not too steep. I bought it for my 1 yr old and 3 yr old and they loved it. It's a very short ride! Jul 8, 2014
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              Lindsey M: My 1 1/2 year old had no problems with it at all. We didn't find it to steep. Jul 8, 2014
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              cindy t: My grandson has not had a problem with it. He loves playing on it. Jul 8, 2014
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              Richard F: not at all..our grandson loves the sandbox and slide Jul 8, 2014
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              Sandy asked: Can water be placed in the sand box area rather than sand? Apr 19, 2013
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              JOAN S: I think you can!! I bought it for my grandson, he has it inside and they have balls in the boat!! He loves it!! He is a little over a year old and he has been using the steps & slide for awhile!! Apr 22, 2013
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              Dani B: We did that a few times and the kids loved it. Just be careful because it gets pretty slippery since it really isn't made for that. Apr 22, 2013
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              Natalea L: It isn't recommended to be used as a pool as it is not meant for such use. But I have heard some people use it as a ball pit. Apr 25, 2013
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              cindy t: It is full of sand right now but if I remember correctly it has holes in it for drainage. Apr 22, 2013
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              Barbara N: Never tried that Apr 22, 2013
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              A shopper asked: How tall is the platform? Sep 27, 2013
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              Ginger R: It is about 1 foot off the ground. My 1.5 year old out grew this before his second birthday and the lid for he sandbox does not fit properly. If we had the smallest amount of rain the sand box would fill with water. The stripped awning never stays on either. Sep 30, 2013
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              Elaine M: From the ground to the top of the platform where the child's foot would be ...is 18". Sep 30, 2013
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              Step2Staff: The platform of this toddler climber is 17.75” tall. Sep 30, 2013
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              8gummybear13 asked: How big is the sandbox? Could an adult sit in it with a child or is it too small for that? Could two children sit in the sandbox and play together? Jul 12, 2014
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              Melissa R: It is a pretty small space. Definitely too small for an adult and child to sit next to each other. I probably would not even try to put two small children in it at the same time. They will practically be sitting on top of each other. Jul 14, 2014
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              8gummybear13: Thank you so much! I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my question. Jul 14, 2014
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              A shopper asked: What is the length of the slide? Jun 13, 2013
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              Elaine M: I don't have the climber here at my home, I will only give a guess from memory. I would say it was about 2 - 2.5 feet. It was a very safe size from my grandson who was 2 years at the time. Jun 14, 2013
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              barbara b: was a gift but it is short maybe 4 ft. only good for toddlers Jun 13, 2013
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              A shopper asked: Why do the instructions say not to use the sandbox as a pool? I already have a sandbox! Apr 21, 2013
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              barbara b: This was a gift so i'm not sure but I would guess because it would be hard to dump Apr 22, 2013
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