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19 06, 2019

Free Play and Risk in the Playground

By |2019-11-12T00:01:13+00:00June 19th, 2019|Playground Safety|0 Comments

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 [...]

30 10, 2018

Choose a safe design & location for your playground

By |2018-11-07T03:36:27+00:00October 30th, 2018|Playground Safety|0 Comments

A playground is a common item found in the community and used by all children. When choosing a playground design & location, it is important to make safety a priority and ensure that all risks are identified and addressed. Not only should you take into consideration the fixed equipment, but also the surrounding area to [...]

3 04, 2018

5 Playground Safety Tips for Parents

By |2018-08-29T00:56:57+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Playground Safety, Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Check out these 5 simple playground safety tips to keep your children safe whilst playing. #1 Choose age-appropriate equipment Choose the right play area with age-appropriate equipment for the age of your child. Playgrounds can be designed with age groups in mind, so if your child is only a toddler don’t take them to the [...]