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How to Get a Community Playground in Your Neighborhood

Bring Play Your Way: How to Get a Community Playground for Your Neighborhood

April 28, 2024

Science has clearly proven the power of play and physical activity in a child’s growth and development. But what if your community lacks a space for children to truly thrive? At Nature of Early Play by Play Mart, we believe every child has the right to a safe place to play in their neighborhood. While…

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Playground Design for Infants and Toddlers

More than Just Mini: How Infant and Toddler Playground Equipment is Designed for Child Development

February 15, 2024

A colorful playground naturally attracts children of all ages, but you may not realize that most playground equipment isn’t suitable for younger kids. Babies and small children go through different stages of physical development, requiring age-appropriate play equipment. Our Nature of Early Play by Play Mart products prioritize the safety and growth of your little…

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All the Dirt on Mud Kitchens!

February 7, 2024

Nature of Early Play is all about all things nature—including mud! Our mud kitchens are the ultimate outdoor toys for the children at your daycare, preschool, or park to get down and dirty with some good, clean fun. Let’s look at the benefits a mud kitchen can offer the toddlers and preschoolers in your care…

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Playground Fundraising and Budgeting

Budgeting and Paying for a New Early Childhood Playground

September 26, 2023

Early childhood and preschool playgrounds have a powerful role in nurturing children’s physical, emotional, and social development. Budgeting for the cost of playground equipment can be a concern for many preschools, daycares, and non-profit organizations, but Nature of Early Play has creative funding ideas and options you may consider. As a top early childhood playground…

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Early Childhood Playground Safety

How our playgrounds are designed with your kids in mind!

June 13, 2023

As a childcare facility, you know there is more to caring for children than simply watching them swing and slide on the playground. Kids are much more complex than meets the eye—and so are our playgrounds! At Nature of Early Play, we are more than just a commercial playground equipment factory. We put extensive thought…

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Army Child Development Centers Choose Nature of Early Play

June 8, 2023

Playground Renovations: constructing natural playgrounds and outdoor learning environments for military child development centers across the world Despite the inevitable difficulties of military life, the Department of Defense (DoD) works very hard to make life for military families as rewarding and enjoyable as possible. They value the children of service members and want to allow…

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Reap the Benefits of Early Childhood Gardening with Raised Garden Beds

May 25, 2023

Gardening isn’t just for grown-ups. If you work with toddlers and preschoolers, you know how much they love getting their hands dirty. So they might as well put that dirt to good use! Science has shown the many benefits of gardening in early childhood development. From fine motor skills to increased academic performance and everything…

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Playground Park Bench

Five Steps to Finding the Perfect Bench for Your Playground

March 17, 2023

Park benches are much more than outdoor seats—they serve as a place to welcome friends, create memories, and foster community. When it comes to the playground at your daycare, preschool, or after-school program, the right seating can make a surprisingly big difference. Investing in quality outdoor commercial benches is an easy way to make a…

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Vine House a kid sized playhouse for the playground

New and Improved Vine House for the Playground

February 7, 2023

Just when you thought the jungle couldn’t get any better, here comes the Vine House—new and improved! Our expert playground designers recently took this classic customer favorite and gave it a foliage face-lift. The result speaks for itself: a gorgeous place for your children to get in touch with nature, get their creative juices flowing,…

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EV Charging Garage Playhouse for Schoolyard

Teach Kids to be Earth-Conscious on the Playground with an “EV” Trike Charger

January 3, 2023

Kids are never too young to start saving the world! We all try to do our part to protect the earth we all share, and our children look to us as examples. Your toddlers and preschoolers play a valuable role in the effort to create a sustainable society. They may be small in size, but…

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