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12 02, 2018

Fundraising for your new playground

By |2018-09-04T00:45:51+00:00February 12th, 2018|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Many schools apply for grants for a new playground, but grants on occasion only cover part of the cost. Fundraising becomes an essential component to seeing a new playground come to fruition.   What to Think About? Having a plan in place to fundraise for your new playground, is a great way to make raising [...]

30 01, 2018

Playground Surfacing Solutions

By |2018-08-29T02:53:34+00:00January 30th, 2018|Safe Surfaces|0 Comments

There are many questions that come up when designing a playground surface. What does it cost? Is it safe? Is it accessible? How does it affect the person using the playground? To select a suitable softfall surface solution you must look at what is its purpose and does it suit the needs of the child and [...]

10 01, 2018

Sun Smart with Shade Structures

By |2018-08-29T02:55:46+00:00January 10th, 2018|Sun Safety|0 Comments

We all know how important it is in this day and age to be sun smart, especially when our children are involved. By installing a shade structure over your playground this summer, will offer continuous play whether it be a super sunny day or raining we have you covered for all weather conditions. Play Poles [...]

12 12, 2017

Outdoor Fitness Equipment

By |2018-08-29T03:25:56+00:00December 12th, 2017|Outdoors|0 Comments

We are all aware of the benefits physical activity has on our bodies and quality of life. Getting to the gym, however, is not always as easy or affordable for the average working person. Outdoor fitness equipment provides free and unlimited access all year round to improving your health. Getting outdoors to do your exercise [...]

22 11, 2017

How Playgrounds Stimulate Children’s Senses

By |2018-08-29T03:02:52+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using playground equipment allows children to engage in unique sensory experiences. The five common senses used are sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. These senses allow children to enjoy the sensation of sliding down a slide, flying high on swings, feeling sand falling through their hands.  this allows the smells and sounds of play to leave [...]

8 11, 2017

The Benefits of Installing a Shade Sail

By |2018-08-28T04:04:47+00:00November 8th, 2017|Sun Safety|0 Comments

There are many advantages to installing a shade sail including protection from the elements and the aesthetic value it can add to your playground. Shade sails are a popular way to keep an area cool in our harsh Australian summers. They are an attractive and effective choice of protecting the body from the sun and have [...]

10 10, 2017

Designing a Climbing Playground

By |2018-08-29T03:08:23+00:00October 10th, 2017|Rope & Net Play|0 Comments

  Climbing is an activity that engages the whole body, it improves balance and coordination and contributes to a child’s decision-making skills. When designing climbing opportunities, good rope based equipment can provide a graduated challenge that is unique to each climb. A well-designed rope course can provide a challenge for all ages and abilities and children can [...]

3 10, 2017

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

By |2018-08-29T03:15:06+00:00October 3rd, 2017|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 [...]

11 09, 2017

Beyond the Playground

By |2017-11-28T03:58:54+00:00September 11th, 2017|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 you child on the playground and still sit comfortably. There is a need to consider [...]

21 11, 2016

The Importance of Outdoor Play Area Safety

By |2018-08-28T04:02:38+00:00November 21st, 2016|Outdoors|0 Comments

Outdoor play is an important part of childhood development. Children learn to interact socially with other children and utilise their creativity through role play and imagination. Children develop skills over physical challenges and learn to grow in their independence. Playgrounds should offer a range of settings for play for children to cater for different ages and [...]