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Playground Design Ideas for Different Play Types

January 24, 2020

Play is about a lot more than swings, roundabouts and slides – fun as those things are! Researchers have identified as many as 16 different types of play that kids […]

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What to Expect in the Playground Creation Process

May 15, 2019

The playgrounds designed and built by leading Australian playground experts, adventure+, are in high demand thanks to innovative designs and streamlined systems that ensure a cost-effective, high quality result from ideation […]

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What Effect Does Hot Weather Have on Children’s Playgrounds? 5 Tips to Limit the Heat Impacts.

March 5, 2019

According to the Australian Government’s Bureau of Meteorology, January 2019 was the hottest month on record for Australia as a whole. It also was the warmest or second warmest recorded […]

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Does a Fence Make Sense?

February 15, 2019

What are some of the uses and benefits of fences? Erecting a fence around a backyard pool improves safety and limits unaccompanied access Fencing around animal enclosures serve to protect […]

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Have You Created an Effective Play Space?

December 18, 2018

Huge amounts of hard work go into creating a successful outdoor playground. Children need space where they can play, explore, socialise, learn and develop vital cognitive and social skills. Play […]

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Three Key Elements Every Community Park or Playground Needs

November 29, 2018

Community parks and playgrounds are focal points for neighbourhoods. According to Play Australia, meeting and connecting socially improves everyone’s wellbeing and demonstrates a more connected community that values children and […]

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What’s the Best Material for Playgrounds – Timber or Steel?

September 6, 2018

At adventure+, we are often asked: “What’s the best material to use for a children’s playground?”. If you haven’t asked yourself this question, you should before you get too far […]

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Creating a Unique Playground: What’s the Best Method?

August 31, 2018

As a playground designer, landscape architect or developer attempting to create an iconic play structure that stands apart, it is good to ask yourself: “Am I using the best method […]

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How to Create Engaging Community Playgrounds

August 31, 2018

In the world of paediatrics and child development, we can find numerous papers that stress the importance and benefits of play in promoting healthy children. With child obesity on the […]

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Don’t Let a Small Budget or Space Result in a Boring Playground!

June 13, 2018

Everyone loves generous budgets and unrestricted space when creating a new play area, however, in reality, this is most often not the case. We believe that even if play spaces […]

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