There are many types of children’s wooden climbing frames on the market today. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and materials.
Typically a climbing frame is a structure made of wood or plastic allowing kids to climb up and over the structure. Nowadays climbing frames are built in toddler sizes in addition to larger sizes for older children. Many climbing frames come with built in playhouses, slides, tunnels and hiding holes.
A climbing frame will provide loads of fun for kids and provide them with tons of exercise. Kids can easily imagine various games and activities to play at while using the climbing frame. It is a great way to stimulate their minds and provides them with a sense of self confidence and skill.
What could be better than a child afraid of heights, finally conquering their fear and making it to the top of the frame!
Climbing frames have to be constructed to safety guidelines to stop accidents from happening. So no young children can get stuck in between the bars or trip in a crack. You want to have a climbing frame that has no sharp corners and is sturdy enough to hold the weight of a few children climbing at the same time.
Many schools have a childrens climbing frame in their play areas, providing a safe environment to experience climbing skills and just have fun at break time. Some schools that have metal climbing frames will not allow the children to play on the frames if the weather turns too cold and icy so that no one will get injured.
It is always better to supervise your kids while they are playing out in your backyard or garden, but knowing you have a trusted quality frame will help ease any concerns you may have. You want your frame to last for many years, especially if you are just starting out with a child and have a young family.
You may even want to think about starting with a simple frame and then adding on as your children grow up, this way you can potentially buy a bigger slide or play house section as required, even adding them a sandpit which is always good messy fun. There are so many options available it will be a doddle to build your children a dream den!
A children’s climbing frame and slide is the perfect way to encourage fitness in your child and get them away from the normal video, computer games and TV shows that they are now widely exposed to.