6 01, 2020

The Importance of Risk in the Playground

By |2020-01-06T02:47:10+10:00January 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 [...]

27 02, 2019

Beyond the Playground – Planning & Designing

By |2019-02-28T03:14:41+10:00February 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 [...]

22 11, 2017

How Playgrounds Stimulate Children’s Senses

By |2018-08-29T03:02:52+10:00November 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 [...]