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 [...]

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 [...]