Do Dream Tents Really Work?

Do Dream Tents Really Work?
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Does Dream Tents Work?When it comes to buying toys for the kids we usually have to consider those that are appropriate for indoor play and then those that are made for the outdoors. Usually, the indoor toys keep the kids in a calm state simply because of the constricted areas in which they play with them. One particular item that is geared to keeping the kids calm and relaxed but also fills them with excitement and enthusiasm is the Dream Tents.

Overview
Finding something intriguing for the kids can often be a challenge. They may see a new toy on TV that they must have, but after awhile the novelty wears off. The Dream Tent is a small portable tent that pops up and fits right onto their bed. It is meant to create their own private exciting space, and really what youngster doesn’t like sleeping in a tent? The design of the Dream Tents is really quite simple and it only covers the upper portion of the young one’s body or actually the pillow area. So the kids still get the feel that they are sleeping in a tent but it is not restricting their movement throughout the night.

The Claim
The promoters of Dream Tents claim that it helps to get the kids settled down for the sleep mode, and also helps those youngsters that are afraid of the dark by giving them a secure space to sleep in. It even comes with a built in reading light.

The Hype
The hype really comes for how easy Dream Tents are to set up which really only takes a mere full moments. It will fit any twin bed including bunk beds.


The Cost
The cost of the Dream Tents are $19.95 plus $7.95 shipping and handling.

The Commitment
There really isn’t much of commitment needed on your part. It attaches to the bed quickly and just as easily it pops off for storage. So when you want to put it away or make the bed its no problem. For storage you can just pop it under the bed until ready to be used which will probably be every night.

Evaluation
At first we thought this was just another innovative gimmick but looking at it closely we can see some merit behind it. Really when you look at the young ones that are afraid of the dark the first thing they do when the lights go off is pull the blankets over their heads. So really the Dream Tents make for a useful alternative by giving the kids some privacy against what they are fearful of which is the dark for some of them. Then for the kids that aren’t afraid of the dark they just find the Dream Tents to be pure fun. They fall asleep at night using their imagination of thinking they are out in the woods sleeping in a tent, all the while they are tucked in safely in their own beds. It is ideal for those kids who share a room with another sibling and they want to read without disturbing the other. It has a built in light for doing this.

Final Dream Tents Review

We are going to give the Dream Tents a Try/Buy. For those who don’t mind providing their kids with some extra excitement when going to bed this may be a great idea. Then there are parents who don’t believe in this sort of bedtime approach in which case its not for them.

Our Recommendation
If the Dream Tents don’t appeal to you but you would like to give the kids something to play with indoors that is a little different than their average toys then check out the Wonder Forts.

What do you think? Does Dream Tents work or not?


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Carl P. April 1, 2017 at 9:58 pm

Very poorly done website. Doesn’t clarify shipping and doesn’t let you check your cart. Not the type of company to give your credit card to.

VERY AMITURIST

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Rs May 12, 2017 at 12:32 pm

On back order for three months –poor service

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April May 23, 2017 at 10:54 am

I notice when i vote I put zero stars but it keeps changing to three stars.
This company should NOT sell anything if they don’t have any product in stock!
Was told month after month it was on back order coming from China. I cancelled my order and went to Toys R Us and got a bed tent instead. I do NOT recommend this company or product.

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Sasha Porter July 3, 2017 at 3:05 am

The reading light lights on fire. DON’T BUY THIS PROUDUCT. -A concerned mother.

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Amanda N July 3, 2017 at 7:31 pm

I can’t even cancel my order, I’m so mad I want to cry. DO NOT BUY! (It won’t let me give 1 star rating)

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Jay July 22, 2017 at 2:08 am

These things are bulls**t. It’s a waste of money.

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm

No need for that at all you foul mouth idiot!
If you used tbe product correct! Weve two of these shame on you.

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Cortney Robinson Booth July 26, 2017 at 6:06 pm

Changed my mind after reading so many bad reveiws.

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Alexis Hughes July 29, 2017 at 9:52 pm

I want everyone to know these tents are false advertising at its finest the tent it’s self is $20 no big deal. Well first off it does not include the reading light that’s an additional $9.99. Also to make it glow you must purchase their glow in the dark stickers another $9.99 plus the $4.99 shipping and handling congratulations parents you have just bought a dinky $45 DREAM TENT!!! Email customer service no apology nothing just some standard take it back.

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Kim July 30, 2017 at 5:44 pm

After reading the reviews I decided not to purchase online but (my kids) were happily surprised when they found them for the same price (minus shipping) at Walmart. Shipping nightmare avoided πŸ™‚

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Christine August 23, 2017 at 3:27 am

I ordered, then read these reviews so got worried. However, I did get confirmation email and receipt when I ordered. After two weeks post order, I emailed them at the address they provided in their receipt. They replied promptly that my order had shipped that day. A few days later I received the Dream Tent. Total wait time from order to receipt was 19 days, so I recommend to be patient when ordering since it seems they have a lot of demand and backorders. Anyway, my kids LOVE their new dream tent! We got the winter wonderland theme, and the girls set it up themselves! One thing is these dream tents are designed for twin bed, so we had to compromise: We have a full bed for the girls, so instead of securing the edges under the mattress, we secured under a pillow on each side, so it works great! I doubt this would work on a queen bed, and certainly not a king bed. I would like to see the manufacturer make tents for larger beds. The tent also came with a separate LED light that clips to the top so the kids can read at night. We are happy with our purchase!

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kyle October 7, 2017 at 9:48 pm

your children have to grow up to be adults and the face the darkness and no one wants this to begin with and this is a bad product for your children don’t buy it now let it go this is the parents fault

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Prune

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nina November 14, 2017 at 2:37 am

this is a great product!!!! my kids love it!

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bob November 14, 2017 at 2:37 am

great!

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Kim November 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm

My daughter really likes it just because it’s differnet … but I am so disappointed. It’s not very big at all like the tv shows it to be no way a adult and kid can fit under it ! My daughter and cat barely fit . Make it seem like here is so much room but it’s nope . Worst money spend on a as seen on tv add

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm

Not true im 16 stone and my kids 6 we fit snug on his proper lit up car bed not cheap flimsy small bed buy a new bed!

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Whats diffenet mean?

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Maria November 26, 2017 at 9:13 am

DO NOT BUY!! DIDN’T BUY ONLINE AFTER READING REVIEWS BUT WHILE AT WALMART SAW THEM FOR $20 BOUGHT ONE EACH FOR MY 6&4 YEAR OLD AND WHAT A WASTE OF MONE. NO LIGHT WAS INCLUDED THE TENTS WERE WAY SMALLER THAN ADVERTISED, THEY DID NOT GLOW IN THE DARK LIKE THEY WERE EXCITED ABOUT STICKERS SOLD SEPARATELY! WHAT A JOKE KID’S WERE TOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. SAVE YOUR MONEY! A TICKED OFF MOM!!

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 5:57 pm

WALMART 🀣🀣🀣

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Nada November 29, 2017 at 7:42 am

Bought 3 tents at Toys R Us. Sent money for shipping for the lights as directed on November 7, 2017. Never received the lights. Disgusted. Returned tents to store for refund. I wouldn’t buy them again.

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

If you read it properly it states only for America not uk or other!

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Sharon December 5, 2017 at 1:02 pm

Terrible product – no instructions to assemble . They advertise it lit up but it’s not
Lit up that all has to be bought separately. Very disappointed

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Jd December 13, 2017 at 5:55 pm

What do you mean πŸ˜‚ My 6 year old worked it out fine and put it up himself πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Tut omg!
No they dont light up but buy the spray and do it yourself! Also I recommend actually turning off the light πŸ™„

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Rene December 6, 2017 at 8:10 pm

They say it comes with lights. It says on product free light. Then you end up paying 4.99. to get the light. Will not buy one of their products again.

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Shaney Troxel December 9, 2017 at 2:21 am

Today my granddaughter turned 9 years old. This dream tent was the only thing she specifically asked for because she loves to read before sleeping.
The ad states that it comes with a reading light. No. No it does not.
I’m so freaking upset…
It comes with a card so you can ORDER a free reading light.
Is this not the very definition of FALSE ADVERTISING?
Regardless, I was so angry I added a PS4 to her birthday loot.
I do wonder though, what if that were the only gift I could afford to have given to her?
Thank you, Dream Tent for being yet another lying, scheming, money bleeding company. You’ve proven that this country was built on, and will continue to devour itself due to, greed.

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C December 10, 2017 at 2:17 am

Bought this for my son, and he loves it!

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