Research backed play benefits
Through our network of playground experts from around the world and our own experience and observations, we offer the richest source of play related research available in New Zealand. Drawing on this knowledge base, we are able to continually add to and improve our services and product range. Should you be interested in any international research we are happy to provide this to you.
We've also had Auckland University undertake a full analytical study of the fitness benefits of casual play on our equipment. This study was a world first and proved children’s fitness levels improved by up to 70% through casual play alone. Many schools now use our equipment as a regular part of their PE curriculum.
Play encourages social interaction, friendship and improves communication skills. It helps children to develop their gross and fine motor skills.
Play activities are fun, enjoyable and relaxing. It releases pent up energy and stress, while encouraging children to express themselves. They take risks and enjoy the rewards of exploration, discovery and imagination.
Play inspires children to discover and explore ideas in a fun and enjoyable way.
Play encourages social interaction, friendship and improves communication skills.