Playground Equipment Posts

Who Invented Mud Kitchens?

Thursday, 19th July 2018 3:54 pm
Without a shadow of a doubt children are the inventors of mud kitchens. Children have been making mud pies and preparing dandelion tea for centuries. It is only recently adults recognise the versatility and benefits of this natural form of heuristic play. Mud kitchens provide the most simple form of role play and creativity using […] Read more

What Is Creative Play?

Tuesday, 17th July 2018 11:58 am
Creative play is fundamentally important to our children’s physical, social, cognitive and emotional development. It is how children learn to perceive the world and understand their place in it. The foundations of learning are set enabling children to become architects of knowledge. Play is such a simple word it does not justify the importance of […] Read more

Which Playground Equipment Suits Teenagers?

Wednesday, 9th May 2018 3:01 pm
We always associate playground equipment with young children. Teenagers are at a very important developmental stage and need equipment suitable for them. Young children learn through play and imagination while teenagers are preparing for the adult world. It is vital that teenagers have plenty of opportunities to socialise in order to learn how relationships work. […] Read more

Why Is School Playground Equipment So Important?

Monday, 16th April 2018 4:33 pm
School playground equipment has certainly changed over the years. If schools were lucky enough to have equipment it was normally unimaginative and focused on physical development. Children tended to rely on hopscotches, skipping ropes and ball games to provide respite from their studies. These days school playground equipment is an integral part of the school […] Read more

Enhance your Adventure Trail and encourage more active play!

Thursday, 8th February 2018 12:19 pm
Did you know that there are accessories available to enhance your Adventure Trail? No matter what size your trail is, you can inject extra fun and encourage competitive spirit with the Interactive Panel & Trail Timer. We designed a range of unique activities to provide a different dimension to your Adventure Trail. As well as […] Read more

Why Pub Playground Equipment Is Good For Business

Monday, 29th January 2018 3:48 pm
Pub playground equipment demonstrates that your establishment welcomes families and especially children. Pub culture in the UK is no longer about men escaping from home to drown their sorrows while eating a packet of peanuts. It is only in the last few decades that children have been welcome in public houses. Many pubs welcome children […] Read more

Top Safety Accreditation for Playdale!

Thursday, 11th January 2018 3:38 pm
We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving ‘excellence in health and safety in the workplace’. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and […] Read more

How To Raise Money For Playground Equipment By Inviting Santa

Tuesday, 19th December 2017 11:53 am
Christmas is the time of year where many charities raise money for their cause. It is a wonderful opportunity to raise money for playground equipment too. Local playgrounds are the hub of any community and are the perfect place to organise a visit from Santa. Playground committees play a vital role in ensuring that children […] Read more

Why Do Children Love Playground Roundabouts?

Wednesday, 6th December 2017 2:30 pm
Playground roundabouts are one of the most popular pieces of playground equipment. Children get a thrill from spinning as fast as they can. Apart from the buzz and speed, there are scientific reasons why playground roundabouts are so fantastic. Spinning activates vestibular stimulation which helps the body learn how to balance. Children are natural risk […] Read more

Longevity – Pheasant Walk Play Area, Knutsford, Cheshire

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our play equipment is strong, durable and will be enjoyed by children for many years to come. This is demonstrated perfectly by the above video of Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire that was installed in 2007 and is still looking superb in […] Read more
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