Tag Archives: backyard playground

Gorilla Playsets – Sun Climber series with Sunbrella UV protection!

No Comments 9 Mar 8:39 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

A brand new option in 2013 for residential playgrounds  from Gorilla Outdoor Playsets – SUN CLIMBER II – with SUNBRELLA UV protection – Our price Includes the lowest Shipping !! At  www.daygloenter.com – our price and service won’t be Beaten!  All Gorilla Outdoor Playsets are Made With the Finest Sustainably Grown Lumber ! What are Gorilla Outdoor Playsets made of, exactly ? These premium quality outdoor play sets are made with the finest hand selected lumber available. Our lumber comes from “Certified” forests which have been approved to be harvested and replanted so that these resources remain sustainable. When you choose a swing set or …

The GREAT SKYE II – new 2013 outdoor play set

No Comments 8 Mar 11:08 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

From the knowned maker of Gorilla Outdoor Playsets & Swing Sets, www.daygloenter.com is happy to introduce the new GREAT SKYE series at SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY Prices including the lowest shipping cost.   – GREAT SKYE II  –  Our Special Price Includes Shipping Costs !! This swing set is one of the best kids playsets of the best outdoor playsets in the residential playgrounds category, made exclusively by Gorilla Playsets !! This new 2013 MEGA-FUN outdoor playset is among the best of residential playgrounds / swing sets category! The Great Skye II has added features and details, for added space to play! It has a wood roof with sunbursts, dormers and chimney, 2 play decks, 2 swings, a trapeze bar with …

Woodbridge – An All-Round Favorite kids playset

No Comments 2 Mar 9:19 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

From Gorilla Outdoor Playsets to you ! The “WOODBRIDGE” model  – widely considered one of the best outdoor playsets on the market and  undeniably one of the very best in the outdoor playground equipment category – is well designed for use in your own backyard. Every family with kids will experience the joy that comes with owning one of the best best outdoor playsets and backyard playground equipment from Gorilla Outdoor Playsets. At DayGloEnter.com we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive collection of adventure playsets by Gorilla Outdoor Playsets. – The “WOODBRIDGE” outdoor playset features – Factory stained and sealed Cedar that naturally resists rot, decay, and insect damage. Maintenance free, Its Footprint Dimensions …

Lock out

No Comments 17 Oct 8:43 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Locked Twins Game Objective: In this kids outdoor game kids have to run around an obstacle course to finish the race, but with a twist! Game Learning: Coordination No. of Players: 8 or more Age Group: 4 to 9 years Rules of Engagement:  Divide into pairs. Tie each couples’ shoes laces together. Set up obstacle courses for each pair (around the bush or tree, or outdoor playground equipment, ad lib). Create a start line and finish line. As the race starts the pairs have to run, jump, hop…do whatever to complete the obstacle course and WIN! This is a great …

Flash Dance / Jumping Jacks

No Comments 12 Oct 8:19 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

Flash Dance  Game Learning: Alertness & physical flexibility. Age Group: 8-12 years Game Objective: In this kids outdoor game the kids have to dodge bouncing balls. No. of Players:  6-12 kids. Suggest items Required; 3 soft bouncy balls. A flat & clear surface. A piece of chalk. Rules of Engagement: Draw a big circle.  It should be large enough so the players can move easily inside it. Make 2 teams. Name them. Team #1 will move inside the circle and spread out evenly. Team #2 will stand around the circumference of the circle with some steps away in order to …

Neighborhood kids come together outdoors

No Comments 5 Oct 8:12 am Author: Richard Category:Outdoor Sports and Camping, Playsets

It’s time for neighborhood kids to come together in their own backyards and parks instead of sitting in front of a T.V. or computer screen — killing alien invaders and bashing virtual wrestlers or watching sitcom reruns. There’s lots of  fun outdoors. Most of the kids outdoor games require nothing except enthusiastic children, and more is always better. The best investment parents can make ranges from buying a box of chalk, some markers, some balls, … to backyard playground equipment. Encourage your kids to play more outdoor games as they are environmentally friendly, encourages interpersonal interaction and support, sharing and acquiring leadership …

A Child’s Experiences

No Comments 4 Oct 8:39 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

 Thanks to the Children and Nature Network – following is an excerpt from their research study titled :  “Children & Nature Worldwide: An Exploration of Children’s Experiences of the Outdoors and Nature with Associated Risks and Benefits” Youth participation in outdoor activities has in fact declined since 2006 per this comprehensive research dated 2009 : For the past three years (since 2009), “The Outdoor Foundation” has conducted a nationwide survey to examine youth participation in outdoor recreation. In 2009, The Outdoor Foundation conducted a nationwide survey of over 41,000 individuals between the ages of 6 and 25. Respondents under the …

No Child Left Inside

No Comments 28 Sep 9:19 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

License Plate Available to Montana Residents: “No Child Left Inside” National Wildlife Federation – September 25, 2012 By National Wildlife Federation Our children spend more than 50 hours a week indoors in front of electronic devices … that’s equivalent to a full-time job! For just  one day, turn off the TV and computer console, unplug video games, leave your phone at home … and go outside. Studies are consistently revealing that children who spend more time outside have better overall fitness, better eyesight, less stress, less depression, better grades, and a heightened awareness of the natural world.  These kids tend …

Celebrate “Take a Child Outside Week”!

No Comments 27 Sep 9:35 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Playsets

September 19, 2012  per Sarah Lindenfeld Hall regarding “Take a Child Outside Week” “Take a Child Outside Week” is part of an international movement started by the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. It runs form Sept. 24 to Sept. 30 each year.  Its goal is to raise consciousness regarding the importance of kids spending plenty of time outside – and to make sure they get outside to celebrate.  This annual celebration was inspired by Richard Louv’s book “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder,” which sparked a national debate about kids and nature. Take a Child Outside …

Biophilic Design (…waaaTzat…?)

No Comments 4 Sep 8:29 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Outdoor Sports and Camping, Playsets

We had never heard the term “Biophilic” so naturally it caught our attention. According to our encyclopedia: The biophilia hypothesis suggests that there is an instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems. Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (1984).[1] He defines biophilia as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”. This is new book by by Stephen R. Kellert, Judith H. Heerwagen, and Martin L. Mador has a title that is a mouthful to be sure —-> Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life This new book contains a series of essays which examine the design and construction …