Most teachers agree that outdoor play is very important in a child's development, both physically and socially. Quite often, due... ...
Schools are returning after a welcome summer break to face yet more cutbacks to staffing and equipment. Children have spent the summer running around enjoying themselves and now they face a barren school yard, hardly inspiring and certain to cause behaviour problems.
People are always trying to find ways to get children off their bums and outdoors doing exercise. At Playground Markings Direct we have found that the best way to get kids playing outdoors is simple, give them a fun area to play in and trim Trails are an excellent piece of Playground Equipment that is fun, adds adventure and gives an all round body workout.
On Friday 29th to Saturday 30th July 2011 we set out to complete a 24 hour bikeathon with the aim to raise £1,500 for Rays of Sunshine. We successfully completed this and currently have smashed our target and raised £1,807!
The Playground Markings Direct team were recently putting up some fencing for a Primary school when we saw a stray dog watching us. His little eyes were watching us as if to say, “Thanks a lot now I can’t get in to the playground and play on the slides!”
Schools in Scotland are now returning after a welcome summer break to face yet more cutbacks to staffing and equipment. Children have spent the summer running around enjoying themselves and now they face a barren school yard, hardly inspiring and certain to cause behaviour problems.
Kids play rough in a playground whether it is playing British Bulldogs or pushing each other around there is often a risk of children getting hurt. However, playground equipment should not add to this risk.
This week the brand new Playground Markings Direct website has gone live! As well as showing off a brand new design, the changes to the site are much more than simply cosmetic
This is a short video of a thermoplastic marking being applied to a school playground surface filmed on a phone while on site. This lime green thermoplastic marking is being “burned” onto the surface, ensuring a longer life span of around 3 years.