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What is True Play Value and How is it Achieved in Playground Design?

July 8, 2020

What is true play value? True play value can be most simply measured by how much a child is engaged by a playground both physically and mentally. If a child […]

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The Importance of Play in Improving the Body

May 28, 2020

What does ‘Improving The Body’ look like? The final area of our quadrant model speaks purely to the physical benefits children of all abilities should be able to receive from […]

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Improving The Mind Through Considered Playground Design

May 21, 2020

At this point in our series of posts explaining the ins and outs of our approach “Taking Play Seriously” we reach the Improvement section of our quadrant model. Once all […]

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Preserving The Mind Through The Playground

May 19, 2020

One of the most unique things about children, and the most rewarding thing that comes with raising them, is watching the way they learn and grow. Childlike innocence and wonder […]

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Preserving The Body Through Good Play Design

April 20, 2020

What does it mean? Any adult knows that children often have unmatched energy. When you’re young you’re likely to be at your healthiest. Children are full of energy and enthusiasm. […]

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Video: 5 Tips for Creating an Effective Play Space

April 8, 2020

  A huge amount of time, work effort and cost go into designing a play space. In this video, our playground consultant, James Rogers, shares 5 tips to create an […]

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Taking Play Seriously, An Introduction To What, Why, & How

March 30, 2020

What? Taking Play Seriously is our motto, mantra, and mission. It’s at the forefront of everything we do, how we do it, and why we do it. It’s what sets […]

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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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December 2019 Newsletter – A Look Back at the Playgrounds of 2019

December 17, 2019

The December Newsletter from adventure+ features numerous interesting articles and project highlights. 2019 Video: A look back at the playgrounds of 2019 2019 has been no exception. For over 35 years’ we’ve […]

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Video: A Look Back at the Playgrounds of 2019

December 11, 2019

  For the past 35 years, adventure+ has worked with landscape architects, schools and councils developing innovative playground adventures for thousands of children across Australia. 2019 was no exception, with […]

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