Tag Archives: adventure playsets

Gorilla Playsets – Greenscape

No Comments 6 Feb 9:55 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Gorilla Outdoor Playsets – GREENSCAPE – by Gorilla Playsets: New as of March 2012 from Gorilla Playsets – Greenscape – Outstanding among Childrens Outdoor Wooden Playsets !  Gorilla™ ready-to-assemble swing sets are designed for the customer who wants to buy today and assemble this afternoon. These economically priced swing sets come pre-boxed and ready to assemble. The T-nut construction of these wooden swing set kits makes home assembly simple and safe using common household tools. These swing sets include all pre-cut, pre-sanded and pre-drilled lumber as well as all the required hardware, accessories, slide and detailed instructions required to assemble the …

Natural stress relief

No Comments 24 Jan 9:41 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Nature reduces stress in children A research paper, dated ten years ago, by Nancy Wells (Cornell assistant professor), studied rural children and found that – even a view of nature – green plants and vistas —helped to reduce stress – even among highly stressed children. Further, the more plants, green views and access to natural play areas, the more positive the results. Access to outdoor playground equipment placed in natural green settings is very beneficial for childrens’ mental health as well as their physical and emotional development. Reference : Wells, N.M., and Evans, G.W. “Nearby Nature: A Buffer of Life Stress Among …

They’ll say more than thanks

No Comments 21 Jan 8:31 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Thanks for including us in your search for your new backyard playground equipment, wooden play set / swing set! As you review www.daygloenter.com you’ll find things every parent dreams for their children:  safety features, durable construction of all play sets, a wide variety of configurations, combined with true high quality values. Families all over the continental the USA have found there’s more to Gorilla Outdoor Playsets and play systems than might be immediately noticed. There is also exercise, fresh air and good times with friends, imagination and laughter, physical and mental development, learning and education and plain old-fashioned good fun! Did you …

Reduced Price for Gorilla Outdoor Playset: Pioneer Peak

No Comments 16 Jan 10:16 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

At www.DayGloEnter.com all our outdoor playsets are designed and manufactured to the very highest of industry quality standards — thanks to Gorilla Outdoor Playsets.   The BLUE RIDGE PIONEER PEAK outdoor playset is back in 2013 and now available at a bargain price of $2799 – INCLUDING SHIPPING!!  We have wide range of models to fit your family’s budget. And, at www.DayGloEnter.com we offer a carefully selected variety of the best outdoor playsets and backyard playground equipment.  Your children will be engaged for hours at a time climbing up and down play set ladders, playing hide and go seek in the play house, and screaming with joy while …

Not Pikes Peak but all Pioneers are welcome

No Comments 9 Jan 8:50 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Would you like for your children to be fully engaged for hours at a time climbing up and down play set ladders, playing hide and go seek in the play house, and screaming with joy while zooming down a tube slide ?!! At www.DayGloEnter.com, we offer a wide selection of the best outdoor playsets ,adventure playsets and backyard playground equipment.   All of our outdoor playsets are designed and manufactured to the very highest industry standards, thanks to Gorilla Outdoor Playsets. Every family with kids will be a little happier when their little ones have access to the best outdoor playsets and backyard playground equipment! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Pioneer Peak

No Comments 8:07 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

At www.DayGloEnter.com we offer a wide variety of the best outdoor playsets ,adventure playsets and backyard playground equipment.  Your children will be engaged for hours at a time climbing up and down play set ladders, playing hide and go seek in the play house, and screaming with joy while zooming down a tube slide.  All of our outdoor playsets offerings are designed and manufactured to the highest industry standards thanks to Gorilla Outdoor Playsets. Every family benefits when they have access to the best outdoor playsets and backyard playground equipment – and thanks to Gorilla Outdoor Playsets – we have wide range of models to choose from. Did you like …

Long term

No Comments 2 Jan 8:45 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Most of us share an awareness, a common purpose. We represent others—most of which we haven’t even met. People all over the world are more and more connected by a resonance and passion to create a new common sense for the health and well-being of children today.  — Washington Post, June 2007 : “Concerns about long-term consequences—affecting emotional well-being, physical health, learning abilities, environmental consciousness—have spawned a national movement to ‘leave no child inside.’ In recent months, it has been the focus of Capitol Hill hearings, state legislative action, grassroots projects, a U.S. Forest Service initiative to get more children …

Bio-philic Hypothesis

No Comments 8:16 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Outdoor Sports and Camping, Playsets

Edward O. Wilson introduced the “Biophilic” hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (1984). He defined biophilia as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”. The biophilia hypothesis suggests that there’s an instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems. There is now a new book by Stephen R. Kellert, Judith H. Heerwagen, and Martin L. Mador:   “Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life” This new book is comprised of a series of essays examining the design of buildings and communities in relation to the natural world. Two essays in particular probe into the impact of design decisions on children: “Healthy Planet, Healthy Children: …

Seriously; Do you?

No Comments 31 Dec 9:00 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

When your kids are using playground equipment, do you  … ? …. Watch them while playing on backyard playground equipment? …. Make sure the ground surface underneath the playground equipment is energy absorbent? …..Check to see if the swing seats are soft, not wood or metal. …..Make sure they  do not twist their swings or walk in front of moving swings. …..Make sure the playset is on a level surface and well anchored into the ground. …..Check to be certain that all screws and bolts are capped. …..Remember to check for rusty, or sharp parts. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

API scores

No Comments 30 Dec 9:29 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Outdoor Sports and Camping, Playsets

Nature-Smart Kids Get Higher Test Scores.  These kids have higher APIs … and regular play time on outdoor playground equipment helps! The American Institutes for Research® conducted a study, submitted to the California Department of Education, on the influence of residential outdoor education programs. The focus was on at-risk youth, 56% of whom reported never having spent any time in a natural setting. These kids were compared with students who experienced the outdoor education program. The results were statistically significant. Major findings were: 27% increase in measured mastery of science concepts; enhanced cooperation and conflict resolution skills; gains in self- esteem; gains in …