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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 [...]

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: [...]

1 08, 2018

The Significance of Play

By |2018-09-04T00:17:13+00:00August 1st, 2018|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

What is the significance of play and how do your children benefit? The benefits of play are endless, there are two types of play for children, organised and free play. Children's brains and physical abilities are developed when they play in a creative environment. This article explains how children can benefit from playing and gain social [...]

23 04, 2018

Things to think about when creating your perfect playground

By |2018-08-29T00:54:05+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

How to create the perfect playground? There are quite a few things you need to consider when wanting to create a playground. It's not all just child's play! Let us guide you with our 12 tips on questions you should be thinking about before diving in! What is your budget and time frame for your playground? [...]

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 [...]

26 03, 2018

5 Tips To Get Your Children Outside

By |2018-08-29T03:17:25+00:00March 26th, 2018|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

These days parents must really struggle to get their children outside. With the numerous technological temptations that are out there for our children to focus on.  Gone are the days where children played outside with their siblings, friends and neighbourhood kids until it become dark and were called in for dinner. Take these 5 simple [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]