Tag Archives: outdoor play sets

Playsets Outdoor: SUN CLIMBER series from Gorilla Play sets

No Comments 10 May 9:03 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

SUN CLIMBER II outdoor playsets offer  a NEW solution to your outside playground equipment options.   This new play set series have built-in Sun Protection from SUNBRELLA !  The SUN CLIMBERs from Gorilla Outdoor Playsets are truly outstanding in their value.  Outdoor play time is an old-school timeless favorite for kids everywhere.   If you have young children, nothing will surpass owning great backyard playsets. At www.daygloenter.com, we have a large selection of affordable play sets that will fit your family’s budget. The SUN CLIMBER outdoor playset models are excellent outdoor playsets to get you started!  Gorilla Outdoor Playsets are a time-proven product line in outdoor …

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 …

Children’s Nature Institute

No Comments 26 Apr 9:42 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

The Children’s Nature Institute’s says that without a relationship to nature, children will not be connected to its care. CNI strives to help teach kids about science and nature, & as a result,  nurture future stewardship, while developing academic skills. A three-part Nature Discovery Program serves children in low income communities and low performing schools including visits to their  traveling classroom (The WonderMobile), various explorative urban nature hunts, eco-arts programs, garden plantings, and a sponsored field trip led by a master environmental education specialist.CNI’s goal is to get inner-city kids back to nature inspiring them to respect and protect the …

PreK Prep A-B-Cs

No Comments 24 Apr 8:53 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

Here’s a list of outdoor activities that parents can use to prepare their three, four or five year old for kindergarten.  Outdoor play ideas for young children are well served with easy access to outdoor playsets, and outside playground equipment. Pre-K age children learn best through play, and all of these activities should be introduced playfully. Outdoor play sets are useful.  Remember that each child is unique. Some 4 year-olds will be ready for these physical activities right away. Others will be ready, according to their schedule. Remember: Formal teaching comes later! Physical Development of Large (i.e. “Core”) Muscles: Encourage …

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 …

Naturally, nature.

No Comments 21 Apr 9:28 am Author: Richard Category:outdoor playsets, Play sets

Basic truth: Nature is good for children and their parents: In the past 30 years, lifestyle changes have morphed with invasive and detrimental effects on our children. Obesity, ADHD (Attention Hyper-Active Deficit Disorder), impaired social skills and even what some are calling a “culture of depression” are adding to family stress levels and seriously impacting our children. Less time is spent outdoors, more time with electronic technology, little free and unstructured time, and even a 30% decrease in bicycle riding! Well-intending parents can drive themselves literally in circles to take their children to and from school, after school activities, sports events, …

Spring Time: outdoor play sets & Fun Ideas

No Comments 20 Apr 9:02 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

Enjoy a few of these SPRING  Ideas — just for the fun of it : 1. Buy your own outside playground equipment to create a backyard playground then celebrate with friends and neighbors. 2. Host one of your kids’ Half-year Birthday Partys. 3. Have a Scavenger Hunt centered around around outdoor playsets. 4. Make a Fort or Secret Garden Hideaway with backyard play sets. 5. Build a Backyard Water Park centered around your play sets. 6.. Build or buy a pre-assembled Play House. 7. Plan a Kids’ Slumber Party 8. Host a Neighborhood party in your backyard. Enjoy your family first!  Visit …

Outside playsets at home first

No Comments 19 Apr 8:25 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

There are clear undisputed benefits from having outdoor playsets for children. Are you looking for a solution for getting your kids the exercise they really need ? If so, then creating an entertaining area in your own backyard will yield the type of healthy exercise that provides lasting satisfaction. Outdoor play sets vary in price a great deal. The bigger the playset is, the more safely children can play on them!  Keep this in mind if your garden is frequently filled with your neighbor’s children already! Your yard will become a real center of activity and your children will have lots of …

Got active kids? Get Outdoor Play Sets.

No Comments 17 Apr 10:08 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

“Active play” is an approach to physical activity usually defined as “actively moving at a moderate to vigorous pace”. Active play can occur outdoors on outdoor playsets, or indoors, alone, or in either place with friends and family. The freedom and possibilities offered by outdoor active play sets for children best promotes the benefits listed below. Active play is critical for a child’s overall health and development.  Making time for active play everyday outdoors on backyard play sets will help to: maintain a healthy weight protect against diseases such as diabetes – throughout life. improve cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health. develop lifelong …

Madeline Levine: On raising helpful self-aware kids

No Comments 16 Apr 10:43 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, outdoor playsets, Play sets

For us, as a couple with 6 six adopted children, it was both heartening to read a quote from acclaimed clinical psychologist, Madeline Levine, in the NY Times. Her quote had to do with how to raise children who are helpful and self-aware of their impact upon others and constructive (even inventive) in their role as a member of their family. Her statement basically says that parents (particularly in the USA) believe that they have an overly inflated influence on their kids.  Does that hit home? Basically then, less can be more.  For example – studies of families in other cultures …