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Back to our spotlight series on different types of playground equipment. Today I’d like to take some time to talk about climbers. We offer several different types of climbers including toddler climbers, preschool climbers, and hill slide climbers. Climbers are … READ MORE
Playground Safety – Distance between Equipment
When conducting a safety inspection for your playground, make sure to leave proper distance between equipment. For climbing structures more than 30 inches high, recommended spacing is at least 9 feet apart. If two climbing structures are less than 30 … READ MORE
Music on the Preschool Playground
Back to our spotlight series on different types of playground equipment. This week I’d like to discuss music on the preschool playground. Musical instruments are an exciting addition for any preschool playground. On the practical side of things, adding musical … READ MORE
It is important to perform regular high frequency inspections on your playground. A high frequency inspection is an examination of the playground, specifically looking for changes over a short period of time. Some things to look for while doing inspections … READ MORE
Happy Thanksgiving! A fun Thanksgiving activity to do with your preschoolers this week is to make a centerpiece or wreath. Take the children outside to gather natural items such as colorful fall leaves, acorns, twigs, pine cones, etc. If you’d … READ MORE
Safety is important both inside preschools and outside. On the preschool playground, one safety issue to keep in mind is entanglement. There are several things you can do to avoid entanglement. First, check what the children are wearing on the … READ MORE
Welcome to our Blog!
Welcome to The Adventurous Child blog where we post ideas for outdoor play activities, the latest information and research about the benefits of outdoor play, and updates about our company and preschool playground products. It is our hope that you … READ MORE
Playground Safety – Fall Zone
The fall zone on your playground refers to how far surfacing materials extend in all directions beyond the play equipment. For most static equipment, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends that the fall zone be at least 6 feet … READ MORE
Happy First Day of Spring!
Tomorrow is the first day of spring! Here at The Adventurous Child we are very excited to welcome in the warm weather. One of our favorite things to do in the spring is to plant a garden. Gardening is one … READ MORE