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Free Playground Planning Resources You Need in 2021

When it comes to playground planning, to make sure you accomplish your goals it’s best to stick to the basics and you’ll get it right every time. To stick with the basics, you need some basic resources to get you there. From determining what your playground needs are to safety regulations, take a few minutes…

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Fun In The Sun Is Great, But Gimme Shelter, Too!

Depending on where you live in the great state of Texas, you have more than your share of sunlight. In fact, the state average is 2850 total hours of sunlight each year and 135 clear days. But the range of total sunlight and clear days goes from over 290 sunny days in El Paso down…

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Consider These 4 Types of Playground Shade

Have you ever taken your kids or your class to the playground and can’t help but notice how bright the sun shines and undoubtedly you heat up? Imagine how the children feel playing under direct sunlight, and how the sun affects the wear and tear of the commercial playground equipment. The Texas sun and heat…

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4 Recent Playground Installations Across Texas

One Hope Church, Longview, TX Quick Ship Playground Equipment Our friends at One Hope Church needed a playground in a hurry! Thankfully, we have a quick ship playground program. The church leaders needed a playground that would work well for their Mother’s Day Out program, as well as children to play on before and after…

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Types of Safety Surfacing Every Park Needs

Playgrounds Etc.’s safety surfacing technology creates a space where children of all ages can play safely. All surfacing options are tested and are certified to meet or exceed current and evolving safety standards. You can count on Playgrounds Etc. to bring you the latest and safest surfacing options for your park or municipality. Poured-in-Place Rubber…

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 Your Local Playground Experts In Texas

One of the things we know for sure at Playgrounds Etc. is that kids love to play and that’s just as true in Texas as anywhere else in the country. Another thing we know is that, no matter where you live in the great state of Texas, we’ve got you covered! From West Texas and…

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Top Indoor Playground Equipment

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” ~ Diane Ackerman “Whoever wants to understand much must play much.” ~ Gottfried Benn Typically, when we think of playgrounds, we think parks, schools, daycare centers and the like. But great playgrounds can be found indoors, as well, and – like those outside – indoor playground equipment…

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What are the different types of play?

Design a playground with physical, music, nature, and dramatic play in mind Numerous studies have shown that play benefits children in many ways as they grow. From strengthening muscles, developing hand-eye coordination, to learning how to problem solve and communicate with other children as they play. But how do you plan a playground that helps…

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How to Sanitize Outdoor Playground Equipment

Keep Public Playground Equipment Clean These days we are extremely sensitive to our surroundings and the cleanliness of the places we go, whether that be indoors or out. You’ll be happy to know that it’s easy keeping outdoor playground equipment and amenities clean. All you need are cleaning products that are often already in your…

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Themed Playground Planning: The Ultimate Guide

How to plan the ultimate themed commercial playground Like anything else, playgrounds have evolved over time. Generation Xers played on equipment like plain slides, swings, and see-saws. Today’s children get to grow up on to the elaborate playgrounds that we have had the fun of designing and installing. Some of our favorites include Greathouse Park,…

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