Outdoor Playground Equipment and Social Development
The most promising research around play out of doors is related to visual and motor skills - gross and fine motor. We don't know as much through research about how the brain develops when exposed to play in nature, but if we trust our instincts we know it's nothing but positive.
At Miracle we love designing nature play -- parks, playgrounds and environments that blend the physical world and build environment in exciting ways. Immersive Natural Play is feeds the soul, increase creativity and problem-solving skills. Our outdoor playground equipment also often includes unique structures like net play. Yes, play on nets that involves climbing, hanging and navigating challenges boosts confidence and helps young people conquer fear. In our parks we see preschool age children, elementary school aged kids and even big kids moving with energy and passion around playground nets.
The benefits of outdoor play in our parks and neighborhoods are numerous. Explore how our playground design approach, project management knowledge and construction expertise create change.