The childhood joy of creating a secret den was always thwarted by its survival time. The complex web of blankets and cushions would collapse like an amateur’s souffle within seconds. It was demotivating, dehumanizing even. Certainly didn’t inspire further creative play, that’s for sure.
With the help of these six different monster friends, we could have built whole kingdoms from blankets, cushions, furniture, cardboard, or any other material mum would let us mess about with. Thankfully someone invented these so our kids won’t have the same problems we fossils had back in the day.