Play Equipment For School-Age Children

Here are some examples of play equipment that can be beneficial for school-age children's physical and social development. Children begin to interact with peers through active play that requires the use of more complex motor skills at these ages. Wilson et al32 found positive correlations between motor and social skills, indicating that children with more developed motor skills also displayed more developed social skills. below you will find specific examples of play equipment that are particularly effective for school-age children. This can help parents, teachers, and caregivers make informed decisions about the types of activities and equipment that are best suited for this age group.

Development through play

Looking for simple yet fun play structures? Look no further than Morti Sport & Play! Our structures may be straightforward in design, but they offer an immense amount of play value. They provide a physical challenge that caters to children of all ages, with a wide range of activities including balancing, sliding, climbing, and spinning. Our Robinia equipment is especially popular and well-used.

Kids, get ready to climb! Feel the wind in your face as you explore our climbing frame routes, and experience the thrill of climbing to new heights. Our equipment ensures that this is a safe and exciting experience for children, making it child's play to reach lofty heights.

Rest assured that all our equipment conforms to EN1176 safety standards.

About timber robinia hardwood

Also known as False Acacia / Black Locust.

Robinia Pseudoacacia is a temperate hardwood with the resistance and durability typically found only in tropical hardwoods*. A native of North America, it is now grown widely throughout Europe especially in Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. The Latin name ‘Robinia’ honours a French gardener, Jean Robin, who introduced the tree from North America in about 1600.

Here are some interesting facts….

  1. It is one of the most frequently cultivated deciduous trees in the world.
  2. It is grown in a sustainable fashion - it’s a fast growing commercial crop.
  3. Thanks to its resistance to abiotic and biotic influences, Robinia has a very special position amongst European woods.
  4. Robinia is the only resistance class 1 wood variety that is cultivated in Europe, making it a very safe material and ideal for children’s playground equipment.
  5. It will typically last in excess of 30 years in the ground without any form of preservative!
  6. Unstained wood will age to a silver grey over time and will never need to be painted or stained in order to improve longevity.
  7. As a member of the pea family it has nitrogen fixing nodules on its root system and so it can be used to colonise areas of extremely poor or previously contaminated soil.

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