My niece got the boat together in about 10 minutes. Wish it was more sturdy,, will reinforce it some with extra cardboard on the inside. However, happy with the purchase and also the purchase of the hats, eye patches, lunch bags, paper plates, etc. Just a fun group of items for a child pirate enthusiast. The wood treasure chest and coins is a fun addition to the collection. Overall - VERY well received by the child.