Area one: Activity zone
Comprising whiteboard and chalkboard wall games for children to articulate their creativity, the first step was to install a selection of play and activity panels. A Cleveland bench has also been installed, along with a nursery picnic table – without seats, to accommodate wheelchair access.
Area two: Play tower
Providing children with challenging but manageable play activities, a Hot Potato tower has been installed. This unit comes complete with a slide and manageable log climber for the most adventurous of children, and is a favourite for promoting social skills, eye-hand and eye-foot coordination. This area was finished with Sovereign’s visually appealing Pencilvania fencing and gate to secure the area and prevent injury to others.
Area three: Musical play
Ideal for allowing children to express their creative flair, a musical play area has been installed, complete with musical bat pipes, rattle wheel, xylophone and bongo drums. This equipment supports music education and provides interactive activities to promote creative, rhythmic, aural, concentration and motor skills.
Area four: Activity zone
A sand pit and water play equipment have been installed underneath an existing canopy. Perfect for promoting physical, cognitive and social-emotional growth, sand and water play is ideal for increasing children’s sensory experiences. Activity panels and wall games have also been installed to provide children with a fun and interactive way to broaden their logic, hand-eye coordination, and problem solving skills.
Area five: Bespoke trail
A challenging and manageable bespoke low-level trail has been installed to develop confidence and enhance coordination skills. Components include a stepping stone, clatter bridge and balance weaver and have been installed into a 65sqm 20mm May Green wet pour safer surfacing for maximum safety.
Area six: Seating spot
Cleveland benches and nursery picnic tables have been positioned underneath Springfield’s existing canopies to provide sheltered seating arrangements. The area is complete with an assortment of activity panels to give little ones easy access to wall games and tile-slide activities.
Area seven: Discovery area
Finally, a minibeast box and wormery have been installed. Complete with viewing panel and sliding lids, children will be able to search for, watch and learn about some of nature’s wonders.