Selecting age-appropriate items is a primary factor when choosing new preschool outdoor play equipment. Preschool playgrounds should feature activities and structures geared toward the needs of young children as kids receive the most developmental from activities that are properly designed for their motor skills, physical strength, and cognitive development level. Not only will this enhance their play time experience, choosing age-appropriate equipment is also an essential part of creating a for young children. If your preschool is used for other community purposes or often hosts older children, consider searching for preschool playground equipment items that also engage the developmental needs of older children. While some items are designed specifically for children under five, there are many activities and structures that are safe for young children and still fun for kids ages 5-12. AAA State of Play offers preschool-appropriate equipment including water stations, playhouses, sand boxes, and more. We also offer a number of items that are suitable for children of all ages ranging from swing sets and play structures to arts and music stations. Always consider your preschool's unique needs when exploring AAA State of Play's inventory of outdoor playground equipment for preschool-age children.
In addition to choosing engaging and age-appropriate play equipment, it's also important to address other . Careful planning of safety features helps ensure that your new recreation area is a secure space that is suitable for energetic young children. While injuries are inevitable during active play, choosing the right surfacing materials and installing additional safety measures can help mitigate the hazards of active play. Surfacing is an important protective feature when installing outdoor playground equipment for preschool use. Proper surfacing offers a higher degree of protection from spills and tumbles than natural surfaces. AAA State of Play offers a number of surfacing options, including: rubber nuggets, wood mulch, rubber mats, poured-in rubber, and synthetic grass. Appropriate surfacing will depend upon the type of play equipment as well as budgetary and aesthetic considerations. In addition to protective surfacing, carefully assess the conditions of your play area and determine if additional measures are required. You can also shop AAA State of Play for safety products like safety borders and shade structures. When building a preschool playground, consult official government guidelines to ensure that all of your equipment choices and safety measures meet current local and national standards for playground safety.