23 08, 2020

The Benefits of Motion in the Playground

By |2020-08-24T03:05:23+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Play Equipment|1 Comment

Motion Playground Equipment The Pedal Power Range of playground equipment uses the motion of 2 people to create a fun and healthy playing environment. Motion play moves us in a way that static equipment cannot. There is nothing more exhilarating than swinging high in the sky or spinning around. Motion play engages a child’s motor [...]

13 04, 2020

It’s Not All Just Child’s Play in Playgrounds

By |2020-08-17T02:45:05+00:00April 13th, 2020|Outdoors, Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Playgrounds provide vital opportunities for children to play. There is considerable research that shows the link between play and brain development, motor and social skills. All learning – emotional, social, cognitive and motor – is engaged by the pleasure of play. Playgrounds that promote different types of play are important for a child’s development. Specific [...]

18 03, 2020

Playground Cleaning & Why it’s Important

By |2020-05-18T23:09:01+00:00March 18th, 2020|Playground Safety|0 Comments

As a playground manufacturer and installation company, we abide by the Australian Safety Standards when it comes to building and installing playgrounds.  Products are manufactured to ensure entrapment doesn’t happen to keep your kids safe.  When installing our team make sure things are to the correct heights and the appropriate soft fall material is utilised [...]

6 01, 2020

The Importance of Risk in the Playground

By |2020-01-06T02:47:10+00:00January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

With an increasing focus on safety in playgrounds, it is important to still have an emphasis on risk-taking. When there is no risk in a playground it can become boring for children and they will become disinterested. Risk helps children to extend their boundaries and strengthens their abilities. They learn to assess whether they can [...]

21 10, 2019

Play Area Safety in Outdoor Play

By |2019-11-11T23:56:40+00:00October 21st, 2019|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Play Area Safety Safety has become more important in the last few years and so has community awareness of safety increased. In playground safety, it is important to pay attention to detail and it is imperative to follow the guidelines of the relevant Australian safety standards. All playgrounds should abide by these standards to ensure [...]

26 09, 2019

Climbing Benefits for Children

By |2019-09-26T01:52:44+00:00September 26th, 2019|Rope & Net Play|0 Comments

5 Key Benefits of Climbing for Children Builds physical strength Develops hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills Builds self-esteem and overcomes fears Focus and concentration are improved Problem-solving and team-building skills are gained As any parent knows, children love to climb. They will scramble up anything from the couch to a tree trunk and the [...]

19 06, 2019

Free Play and Risk in the Playground

By |2019-11-12T00:01:13+00:00June 19th, 2019|Playground Safety|1 Comment

It is becoming more common today that we minimise risk in the playground. The fear of accidents and hospitalisation leads us to want to protect our children more than ever. However, by overprotecting our children they are missing out on key life skills learnt through free play. When children learn from mistakes, problem solves through [...]

27 02, 2019

Beyond the Playground – Planning & Designing

By |2019-02-28T03:14:41+00:00February 27th, 2019|Tips & Advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

When planning and designing a recreation space you need to think beyond the playground to what will make your area useful and relaxing. The most common amenities to have in a playground is seating, strategically placed so you can see your child on the playground and still sit comfortably. There is a need to consider [...]

29 01, 2019

Using a Playground Safely

By |2019-01-29T01:08:05+00:00January 29th, 2019|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

It is important that your playground equipment is safe and meets regulations. Combine this with adult supervision and you go a long way towards making the playground a safe, fun place to play. However, it also important to teach your child how to play safely on the equipment and act responsibly in the following ways: [...]