Why Climbing Frames Are Magic

Friday, 31st March 2017 4:09 pm
Spring has finally sprung and playgrounds are filling up with excited children enjoying the mild weather. Without fail, climbing frames will be the first piece of playground equipment they will run to. For many children it will be the first time they have felt big and strong enough to attempt to scale the intricate structure. […] Read more

For kids…by kids! Meet our Playground Test Engineers!

Thursday, 16th March 2017 3:48 pm
We’re so excited to share our new video with you! A key part of the design and development process of all our playground equipment is having it tested by…children! Here are some of our Playground Test Engineers putting a playground through its paces. #forkidsbykid Read more

Why Awesome School Playground Equipment Improves Mood & Behaviour

Tuesday, 21st March 2017 3:20 pm
Strategically placed school playground equipment can help resolve behaviour issues in children who find it easier to express themselves physically. Dealing with behaviour is very complex and requires an integral understanding of the origins of the distress. Often children can become unsettled due to physiological as well as psychological reasons. Some children need to spin […] Read more

Discovering the Beauty Of Mathematics With Musical Playground Equipment

Wednesday, 8th March 2017 7:13 pm
Musical playground equipment not only helps children to be better readers it also helps them to understand mathematical concepts. Derek Haylock (Educational Consultant and musician) tested a class of nine to ten year olds’ maths attainment and music skills. He found a correlation between mathematical ability and music skills. The main link was the the […] Read more

Pac-Man will pound the streets of London to safeguard the UK’s outdoor spaces

Friday, 3rd March 2017 6:39 pm
Playdale’s Area Manager for the East Midlands, Richard Cocker, is running this year’s London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April dressed as Pac-Man, in aid of the fantastic charity Fields in Trust (FIT). This will be Richard’s first ever marathon event, he is training hard and very much looking forward to it. Fields in Trust (FIT) […] Read more

World Book Day offer – 10% OFF our Storytelling Chairs

Wednesday, 1st March 2017 1:25 pm
To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March, we are offering a 10% discount OFF our best-selling Storytelling Chairs, for a limited time only. A perfect addition to your school playground, a Storytelling Chair will bring story time to life for your pupils and provides a focal point for reading stories outdoors. Storytelling allows children […] Read more