When toddlers pretend they step into a whole new world with their imaginations The Captain Stripe pretend play eye patch always ensures sharp vision. The captain has obligations both on deck and inside on a pirate ship and must, therefore, go back and forth. However, it is rarely light inside, which means that it is a good idea to have an eye that is adjusted to the dark. Recommended for ages 3 years+. Pretend-play builds social and emotional roles in life. And, exercising the imagination develops self-confidence, leading to better problem solving in the future. Designed in Denmark, where real Kingdoms still rule.