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25 Jul, 2017

Why Every Child Deserves a Swing

 Every child loves to swing. Of course, every child also just loves to play, but swinging is special in a number of ways. Not only is it fun, it also just happens to be an amazing child development tool. Regularly playing on a swing, whether it’s at home, at school, or at the local public playground, can help your...

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17 Jul, 2017

Why You Should Ditch Your Old DIY Tire Swing

 Tire swings are a classic American backyard accessory. They’re easy to build, cheap, and fun to play on; what’s not to like? Quite a lot, unfortunately. DIY tire swings are some of the most dangerous kind of play equipment you can have. If you’ve got one hanging in your yard, it might be time to switch it out for...

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15 Jul, 2017

New Zealand's Biggest Swing: Nevis Swing in Queenstown

  The Big Time Swings are available just about anywhere you can find a sturdy point to attach them to. From the painted metal bars in an urban park, to a rural tree as older than those using it, to the daredevil ropes that swing out over a body of water. Often, the idea is to get something set up...

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10 Jul, 2017

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Swing Set Maintenance

Swing sets offer endless fun for kids throughout the summer months, but they’re also a significant responsibility for parents. To keep your swing set in top shape, you’ll need to know how to take care of it. Unfortunately, even playsets that are billed as “low maintenance” require regular attention if they’re going to stand the test of time and provide...

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03 Jul, 2017

4 Great Ways to Upgrade Your Backyard Playset

Every kid wants to have the coolest playset in the neighborhood, and every parent wants their child to have it. Great playsets offer more fun and entertainment, and help children develop their balance, coordination, and strength. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear what kinds of upgrades to make to your existing equipment. New features need to be safe, age appropriate, and...

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