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Why are kids treehouses increasing in popularity?

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So why are kids treehouses increasing in popularity? These structures are rather pricey, however, there is a significant long term value that is often overlooked. It’s absolutely critical for your child to have their own fort or hiding spot to store their prized possessions. Often kids outgrow their jungle gym. It’s no longer a challenge. […]

The Importance Of Your Child’s Physical Development

The Importance of your Child's Physical Development

Any teacher will happily highlight the importance of your child’s physical development. Kids develop differently, so that is why it is is critically important to assess your child and tailor the playground equipment to their requirements. Monkey bars are an excellent solution for children to challenge themselves and improve their arm strength, and upper body […]

Jungle Gym Maintenance (a step-by-step guide)

Jungle Gym Maintenance

  Jungle Gym Maintenance can be a costly exercise if you neglect it for long periods of time.It’s critically important to have a general understanding of the material, and what to look out for to ensure the safety of your child.   1.)Treated gum poles  All gum poles are CCA treated  “Chromated Copper Arsenate” this […]

Monkey bars are critical to gross motor skills and balance

Monkey bars are critical to gross motor skills and balance

Monkey bars are critical to gross motor skills and balance. They can be a little daunting, even for the most intrepid jungle gym user. Like all things in life, everyone has to try something new for the first time and mastering a new skill will boost your child’s self-esteem. And in the case of monkey […]

Why kids sandpits and sandboxes are critical for development

Why kids sandpits and sandboxes are critical for development

  Why kids sandpits and sandboxes are critical for development 1. Open-ended play all the way 8 reasons why a sandpit is critical to childhood development. It is the perfect play medium for children of every age, no matter their skill or cognitive level. Very young or underdeveloped children can simply sit in sand and take […]

How strengthening core muscles can help improve concentration

How strengthening core muscles can help improve concentration

As children spend less time playing outdoors they miss the opportunity to strengthen their bodies, especially their core muscles. Poor core strength can cause poor posture which can negatively affect gross motor and fine motor skills. The very best way to build core muscle strength is through outdoor play. Children need daily opportunities to run, […]