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How to Choose Age-Appropriate Playground Equipment

All kids deserve to have safe places to play. However, what’s best for a child will change over time. Kids need playground equipment to suit their growing bodies and developing skills. Therefore, most play equipment is designed for specific age groups based on factors like physical and cognitive development. In most instances, selecting age-appropriate equipment is […]

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Guide to Commercial Playground Swings

Playground swings are one of the most popular aspects of a playground. Kids love to challenge each other to see who can swing higher. While choosing swings that will inspire this kind of thrill and excitement may seem difficult, it can be quite simple. With so many swings to choose from and a number of […]

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How to Choose a Playground Slide

When kids visit a playground, they often get most excited about a colorful slide that gives them an adrenaline rush. Slides are a staple in commercial playgrounds and are usually one of the first play pieces kids are eager to use. An exhilarating slide is a playground must-have that adds years of fun to any […]

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How to Design an Outdoor Fitness Course

Working out is essential for a healthy mind and body, but heading inside to exercise means a lack of fresh air and natural views. Outdoor exercise stations solve that problem for adults and older kids, combining resistance training and cardio opportunities with open, outdoor space. Made with fitness aficionados in mind, outdoor fitness equipment gives […]

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Benefits of Monkey Bars for Children

Many of us have fond memories of playing on the monkey bars as children, but are monkey bars beneficial beyond having fun? The simple answer is yes. Monkey bars positively affect several areas of child development. They provide an excellent physical workout, though they benefit children socially and emotionally as well. We’ll take a look at monkey bars benefits, how […]

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How to Design a School Playground

Children are attracted to a number of different colors, shapes, and play options when it comes to school playground equipment. So, how do you design a playground that will appeal to as many kids as possible? To plan your school’s new playground, it’s important to know the steps of the planning process, as well as the […]

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Top Things to Consider When Buying Commercial Playground Equipment

Playgrounds should provide a safe space for kids to explore, play, exercise, and interact with others. They’re an important part of child development and encourage the growth of new skills and healthy bodies. They bring communities together and support mental health. Once you know the benefits of having a park in your community, you may be wondering how […]

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Introducing Playgrounds, and Hope, to Children Around the Globe

Play is a human instinct. Even kids who’ve never laid eyes on a playground know exactly what to do when presented with one. I’ve worked for Little Tikes Commercial since 2007, so I’m well aware of the many benefits of unstructured play. Recently, however, I had the absolute privilege to see a playground introduced to […]

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Community Outreach Ideas for Your Local Playground

Community Outreach Ideas for Your Local Playground Community playgrounds and public playgrounds in spots like local parks make great areas to host community outreach events. If you’re looking for community event ideas to raise money, celebrate the season, and bring your community together, a playground is the perfect place. Go ahead and incorporate one of these […]

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