Late October Climbing Frame Sale

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We’re delighted to announce a fantastic sale on two of our popular ‘Next Generation‘ climbing frames. These items are our range of wooden climbing frames with some pre-assembled pannels. This helps make home-build even faster, and the forts are even more sturdy. We believe they’re the best climbing frames currently available in Ireland. We have a few items to clear …

Choosing the right Climbing Frame for you.

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When choosing a frame, aside from the obvious space and budget constraints, almost as important is the target audience. Of course no child is going to turn down a wooden climbing frame! But there are features which may appeal to some more that others. Smaller children love sandpits for example, whereas an older child enjoys the thrill of the monkey …

Saving Money This Summer Holiday!

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  We all know that having kids isn’t cheap! If it’s not “I’m hungry” then it’s “Can I have”, “I’m bored”, So and so has…” Researchers have discovered that school age children now cost their parents on average €450 for every month of the year. Now, while us parents do not begrudge the time and money spent on our little …

Toy Kitchen available in Your Cedar Playhouse!

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Kids wooden playhouses can have Toy Kitchen play equipment that replicates a real life kitchen only you can make it safe for them. You can have knobs and dials that really work, taps and sinks. This can look over the garden just like the real thing, this blog will help identify which cedar playhouses are available with the Toy Kitchens! …

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Small wooden climbing frames

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We covered a range of wooden forts in the blog “forts perfect for your small garden”. Some of our small wooden climbing frames got missed, check out the smallest climbing frames we have and what features they include! Meadowvale Climbing Frame  The Meadowvale climbing frame is a fantastic quality, wooden playset ideal for younger children catering for that age between 3-10. …

No Need to Treat the Wood!

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We use cedar wood for our climbing frames as it doesn’t require chemical pressure treatment with fungicide or pesticide, and it’s less prone to cracks, splits and splinters. Cheap woods such as pine and fur need chemical pressure treatment to stop insects eating the wood, rotting and mulching. Some suppliers will tell you pressure treatment is the only way to go, however, we believe …

Making your own tent!

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Kids play equipment like tents may not be the most common toys, but they are certainly some of the easiest to make yourself. They can be used in many different ways, playing with them is pure fun, as well as educational. What’s so educational about tents? Let’s see what they can teach your child! Kids play tents are excellent in …

Where Do Adults Prefer Children To Play?

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As discussed in the blog, Where do Children prefer to play? we saw that Over 80 per cent of children say they would choose outdoor play over screens! Did you know that its the anxious parents that are keeping them indoors, according to new research. Indoors Or Outdoors? Contrary to the popular perception that today’s youngsters turn their noses up at den-building and climbing …

Where Do Our Children Prefer To Play?

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We all know that children’s video and computer games are becoming more and more apparent in their playtime routine. We are also aware of the potential drawbacks these activities can have on a child’s mental and physical development. However, you may be surprised to know that a survey released in early August 2006 by the Children’s Play Council found that …

Skills kids learn through active play

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Garden Toys like climbing frames are fun, but toys are also tools that help children learn about themselves and the world around them. Active Play is critical to the healthy growth and development of children. As children play, they learn to solve problems, to get along with others and to develop the fine and gross motor skills needed to grow …