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Growing Fun: The Crucial Role of Landscaping in Playground Design

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on January 8, 2024

Playgrounds are not merely a collection of colorful structures; they are dynamic environments that can significantly impact a child's physical, cognitive, and emotional development. While play structures are essential, the surrounding landscaping plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall playground experience.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning Artificial Turf

The Latest Playground Trends

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on December 18, 2023

Remember the wooden jungle gyms and rickety metal swings of your childhood playground?

They were fun, sure, but today's play spaces are bursting with innovation, inclusivity, and a whole lot of imagination.

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Topics: Theme Playgrounds Inclusivity Accessibility Sensory Play

18 Winter Activities for Kids

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on December 8, 2023

The holidays are a magical time for kids from family get-togethers and festive meals to the joys of opening presents.

It’s a time of year for hot cocoa, throwing an extra comforter on the bed, and snuggling up by a warm fire, but when it’s cold outside, it can be hard to keep kids physically active.

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Topics: Play & Fitness Childhood Unplugged

Ensuring Fun and Safety: Your Guide to Playground Safety

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 27, 2023

Playgrounds offer children the perfect space to run, jump, and play freely with joy and exuberance, but the equipment, surfaces, and surrounding area can also pose injury risks which is why playground safety is an important issue.

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Topics: Safety Pediatric Health & Wellness Maintenance

Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Mother Nature on Playground Equipment

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 10, 2023

Playgrounds are essential for children's physical and social development as well as providing a hub of joy and activity for the community.

This safe and fun environment is constantly exposed to the elements – from scorching heat to pounding rain to driving snow -- weathering can take a toll on the lifespan and safety of playground equipment.

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Topics: Shade Safety Maintenance

Learning Through Play Outdoors: Fun Games for Kids

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 20, 2023

Outdoor play is not just “fun and games” but an essential part of a child’s development.

“No matter what the weather brings, playing outside is good for kids,” says HealthyChildren.org. “There is scientific evidence that playing outside improves health, and children of all ages love it.”

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Topics: Outdoor Classroom outdoor learning Child Development

Playground Resurfacing: Important Safety Factor to Reduce Injuries

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 6, 2023

Playgrounds are a place of joy and exploration for children, but ensuring their safety is paramount.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing Safety Artificial Turf

The Power of Play: 7 Benefits of Sports and Teamwork for Children

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 22, 2023

Participation in team sports is not just about the joys of running around outside, scoring goals, smacking baseballs, and making game-saving tackles – it’s a powerful tool for the development of physical, mental, and social skills in children.

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Topics: Play & Fitness Pediatric Health & Wellness Mental Health Child Development

Common Playground Equipment Terms

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 6, 2023

Playgrounds have been an integral part of childhood for generations, providing children with opportunities for physical activity, social interaction, and imaginative play.

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Topics: Miracle Recreation Custom Playground Playground Design & Planning

Scaling New Heights: Exploring the Role of Climbing in Child Development

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on August 17, 2023

Climbing is an instinct that traverses the animal and human kingdoms and for good reasons. While animals may climb for food and basic survival, humans find climbing to be a fun and thrilling experience that helps their mental development. Let’s leap into the benefits of climbing for youngsters.

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Topics: Play & Fitness Child Development

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