A fun and active playground can now be educational and creative with Play Panels from The School Playground Company!
We all know kids love to get stuck in with independent play. So why not put their education and fine motor skill development in the hands of your students on the playground?
A variety of playground equipment is vital to a school playground design built around comprehensive play provisioning. This means that you provide a range of playground games for primary school children to assist and supplement the school curriculum. But also that school playgrounds need to include early years outdoor play equipment for sensory stimulation, promoting the development of fine motor skills throughout a child’s school life.
What makes Play Panels such good Playground Ideas for Schools Equipment?
Children need to be surrounded by opportunities for experience and education at all stages of development in order to promote healthy and full development. Play is the perfect motivator to get them involved and inspired for independent learning from an early age this is one of the reasons why play is important in early years education.
The School Playground Company’s Play Panels are designed to be easily integrated into your playground and attached to existing structures to give your students an extra option for play. The hard-wearing HDPE play panels are brightly coloured to appeal to childhood interests while providing a range of educational and creative activities.
The playground design of our wide range of panels focuses on acting both as outdoor sensory wall panels promoting inclusive and unique play values and experiences, while also being premier educational outdoor play equipment for a range of subjects.
Promoting Independent Learning
Play Panels have unique and distinct focuses on different aspects of learning, from UK maps to time and date learning, our Educational Play Panels are designed to integrate learning into the fun of your playground.
You can also tailor your playground design to match each school subject with a combo of our selective range of educational play equipment for schools!
Phonics Play and Letter Learning
Putting this core aspect of language learning into a fun and brightly coloured environment is a great way for kids to develop their learning at their own pace in their break and lunchtime play!
Our Letters and Words Play Panels are designed to meet the needs of primary school education through relatable playground games for primary schools. Our designs include animal name ladder letter games for learning spelling, snake outline alphabet tools, and even phonics trees complete with a chalkboard! Introduce reading to your early years students through play and build collaborative, team-building activities in KS2 as a class playground game!
Maths Mastery Play Panels
Fun with numbers and sums with our maths-based play panels are a fantastic way to bring various levels of maths learning to primary schools.
We recommend a range of Maths Mastery Play Panels to include a wide range of opportunities for learning simple sums, shapes, counting, and more complex calculations with number mazes and ladders. See how your students progress in their numeracy skills as they make their way around the different levels of maths, you can even make it into a class-wide playground project or competition to see who can complete the various maths play panels the fastest!
Scientific Sensory Equipment
Children of all ages benefit from tactile stimulation in the playground, play panels give the perfect opportunity for this through a focus on fine motor skill development, but can also add an extra boost of science and fun in these seemingly simple play items!
Children can investigate physics and the world around them with a variety of tactile playground designs to bring new play values and inspiration for science into their time outside.
Inclusion is also important across all of our ranges of playground equipment. Therefore, the high-quality sensory experiences in our play panels are designed with the range of experiences children can have on the playground in mind. For more on how sensory inclusion should be a vital aspect of your playground design and answer your questions on why play is important in early years learning in particular, why not check out our blog explaining all parts of inclusive play?
Art Activities & Mark Making
The popularity of our Arts and Crafts Play Panels shows the importance of art and teaching art in primary schools across the country. Playground paint stations, giant chalkboards, white boards, and all of our fun, creative, and collaborative play panels bring art to the outdoors!
These playground items can be used for a variety of purposes, from individual and group self-expression for students, or can even be installed in outdoor classrooms for outdoor education opportunities!
In addition to art, children can pursue various playground games based on acting and music to further express creativity! Role-play panels as part of our Shops and Counters Range make great props in student directed or larger school plays. Our Musical Play Equipment is also great to use alongside more traditional play panels to add a soundtrack of creativity and fun to any school playground. With a wide range of music sets for multiple age groups, anybody can get creative!
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You can discover how you can fit some education, inclusion and creativity into your dream playground project by booking an appointment with our playground consultant team or by getting your quote today.
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