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Celebrating World Book Day with storytelling in the woods!

Monday, 18th March 2019 1:23 pm
The children at Leven Valley CE Primary School in Backbarrow, down the road from Playdale HQ, were lucky enough to celebrate the recent world book day with stories, tales and riddles from Taffy Thomas MBE, celebrated storyteller! Taffy, the 1st Laureate for Storytelling, tours nationally and internationally, but as his base is Grasmere in the […]
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Science Projects To Do In Mud Kitchens

Monday, 11th March 2019 4:17 pm
Mud kitchens are universally popular with children of all ages. Children have been creating mud kitchens in the corner of their gardens for centuries. They provide hours of squelchy fun and are not just about making mud pies and dirt smoothies. Most schools have mud kitchens due to their immense learning potential. Teachers are able […]
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Circuit Training And Trim Trails

Wednesday, 6th March 2019 4:20 pm
Trim trails provide the perfect opportunity to do circuit training exercises outside. They consist of separate pieces which improve upper and lower body strength, balance and overall fitness. You find them in parks school playgrounds and public play areas in many different configurations. Children exercise through play while adults incorporate the equipment into their formal […]
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Playing, excitement and fun galore at Ganton School

Wednesday, 20th March 2019 12:12 pm
Ganton SchoolClient:
Hull, East Riding of YorkshireLocation:
 “Playdale’s Area Manager Becky Warren listened to the features we wanted to put into the playground and came up with a design which included everything, she was on call and responded quickly to any concerns or queries. The overall product is perfectly designed for the needs of our children.” Fiona Taylor, EYFS Teacher, Ganton School. […]

It’s all aboard The Good Ship Adventure at Barrow Dock Museum’s nautical new play area!

Tuesday, 26th February 2019 11:20 am
Barrow Borough CouncilClient:
The Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria Location:
“The Dock Museum at Barrow-in-Furness is one of the main tourist attractions in the region, with the play area being a valuable bonus to many people’s visits. The decision to update the much-loved play ship was taken by Barrow Borough Council and we are delighted with the finished product. By adding many inclusive elements, the […]