Tag Archives: outside playground equipment

Born Wild, or mild?

No Comments 1 Jul 5:15 pm Author: Richard Category:outdoor playsets, Play sets, Playsets, playsets outdoor

Modern research studies on child development have shown there are major benefits for healthy child development in unstructured outdoor play.  Unfortunately there is a strong sense among today’s parents that it’s unsafe for children to play unsupervised. Some urban communities are trying to graft a slice of wild and unpredictable wilderness into a safe, secure playground near you.  In such places, children can explore outdoor streams, rocks, wild grasses, bushes, branches and hilly mounds – even if the rugged, varied topography has to be newly constructed on top of an otherwise ordinary landscape. These new park areas allow for risk …

How much daily exposure?

No Comments 31 May 10:39 am Author: Richard Category:outdoor playsets, Play sets, playsets outdoor

Exposure to nature is one of the key fundamentals of a meaningful life. But, how much exposure to nature and outdoor environments is necessary to ensure a child’s development and a healthy life? To have a healthy emotional and physical life requires contact with nature. The published research evidence  is overwhelming: exposure to nature lowers blood pressure, stress and alters mood in positive ways, enhances cognitive functioning, and in many ways makes us happier. We don’t really know absolutely but it may be that we need to quantify what is necessary. Are there such things as minimum daily requirements of nature? …

Navigator Outdoor play sets

No Comments 20 May 11:01 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Play sets, playset outdoor, playsets outdoor

Navigator from Gorilla outdoor play sets : These Cedar Wood Outdoor Playsets feature: Dimensions: 19’W x 11’H x 18’D Platform – 4’ x 6’ Platform Height – 5’ Wiki Wave Slide™ Rock Wall with Climbing Rope Deluxe Rope Ladder Monkey Bars with Heavy-Duty Metal Rungs Safe Entry Ladder Belt Swings – 2 Trapeze Swing Built-In Picnic Table Sandbox Tic-Tac-Toe Panel Steering Wheel Play Telescope Flag Kit Safety Handles Tongue & Groove Wood Roof featuring a Sunburst, Dormers and a Chimney 4×4 Solid Wood Framing 4×6 3-Position Swing Beam with Timber Shield™ Maintenance-free Timber Shield™ covering on main beams Available in …

Best Cedar wood play sets

No Comments 16 May 1:06 pm Author: Richard Category:outdoor playsets, Play sets, playsets outdoor

Gorilla Play sets – TREASURE TROVE CEDAR wood play sets – include Flat $79 for Shipping Description Gorilla Outdoor Playsets – TREASURE TROVE CEDAR – Wood Play sets  Features:  Dimensions: 19’W x 13’H x 27’6″D 1st Level Platform – 4’ x 6’ Height – 5’ 2nd Level Platform – 2.5’ x 6’ Height – 7’ Wiki Wave Slide™ Radical Ride 7’ Tube Slide Clatter Bridge & Tower Rock Wall with Climbing Rope Safe Entry Ladder Deluxe Rope Ladder Belt Swing Trapeze Swing Glider Swing designed for 1 or 2 riders Built-In Picnic Table Sandbox Bonus Sandbox under Tower Tic-Tac-Toe Panel Steering Wheel Play …

2013 Outdoor Play Sets: Treasures

No Comments 7 May 10:27 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

Brand New in 2013 from Gorilla Outdoor Playsets:  “Treasure Trove” outdoor playsets – Large Childrens wood play sets Gorilla Playsets Treasure Trove Outdoor Cedar wood play sets – have arrived ! These play sets are the ultimate in Wood Cedar Swing sets – These deluxe outdoor play sets will keep your children busy for hours on end.  Now you will know where your kids are, along with half the neighborhood.  With over 10 exciting activites your child will keep active both physically and mentally using both muscles and imagination. Dimensions: Left to Right:18′  Front to Back:27.6′  Ground to Top:12’6″ These deluxe Cedar wood play sets feature: …

Great Outdoor Playsets encourage children

No Comments 4 May 9:29 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

Since buying one of these Gorilla outdoor playsets, our two girls and four boys are even more physically active. Outdoor play sets encourage children to be more active and creative versus just watching anything on our HD TV or your family computer.The outdoor playset that we bought from Gorilla Outdoor Playsets was the GREAT SKYE II model.We loved the introduction of the SunBrella UV protecting awnings! There are so many carefully selected Gorilla Swing Sets and outside playground equipment to choose from at www.daygloenter.com you will be very pleased.  The prices include shipping and are the lowest found in the market place.  In fact if you …

Outdoor play sets: Outstanding WOODBRIDGE series

No Comments 30 Apr 9:25 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

The Woodbridge outdoor playset series are really magnificent OUTDOOR PLAYSETS ! These outdoor play sets have a wood roof playhouse with chimney, dormers, sunbursts and working windows, clatter bridge with canopy and connecting tower, 2 swings, trapeze bar, wave slide, tube slide, entry ladder, climbing rope ladder, rock wall with rope, large picnic table, sandbox, and 5 added accesories! These outdoor play sets  are SUPER FUN for  kids …. and for parents, it’s just fun to watch and enjoy the well thought out design… ! Parents rest assured that Gorilla Brand outdoor play sets are made from high quality factory stained and sealed Cedar …

Give OVATION outdoor play sets

No Comments 28 Apr 12:42 pm Author: Richard Category:outdoor playsets, Play sets

OVATION Cedar outdoor play sets are priced so affordably you will be astonished and your kids will be thrilled. At www.daygloenter.com we’re delighted to introduce this brand new series in Gorilla outdoor playsets for 2013: Play sets Features: Dimensions: 14’6″W x 10’6″H x 14’D Main Platform – 4′ x 4′ Platform Height – 4′ Wave Slide™ Curved Rock Wall with Climbing Rope Safe Entry Ladder Belt Swings – 2 Trapeze Swing Sandbox Tic-Tac-Toe Panel Steering Wheel Play Telescope Flag Kit Safety Handles Cantilevered Lap Style Wood Roof with Mesh Screen Platform features Windows with Real Working Shutters 4×4 Solid Wood Framing 4×6 2-Position Swing Beam 4×4 …

Gorilla Playsets – OVATION Cedar Swing Set – NEW!!

No Comments 27 Apr 7:49 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

We at www.daygloenter.com are delighted to introduce a new series in Gorilla outdoor playsets for 2013: OVATION Cedar outdoor play sets are priced so affordably you and your kids will be thrilled. Play sets Features: Dimensions: 14’6″W x 10’6″H x 14’D Main Platform – 4′ x 4′ Platform Height – 4′ Wave Slide™ Curved Rock Wall with Climbing Rope Safe Entry Ladder Belt Swings – 2 Trapeze Swing Sandbox Tic-Tac-Toe Panel Steering Wheel Play Telescope Flag Kit Safety Handles Cantilevered Lap Style Wood Roof with Mesh Screen Platform features Windows with Real Working Shutters 4×4 Solid Wood Framing 4×6 2-Position …

Family ties, Social aptitude

No Comments 23 Apr 10:14 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

Experts in human development have stressed the importance of strong family bonds. Bonding begins in infancy. An infant’s attachment is a powerful relatonship that forms between a child and his / her primary caregivers in the very first months of life. Psychiatrist John Bowlby was the first to describe a theory of attachment which spans more than just the first months of life.  Bowlby was the first to describe attachment theory (50+ years ago) calling it a “lasting psychological connectedness between human beings“. Time is fleeting.  Parents with grown children know all too well the measure of their success as …