Physical Development (PD)

Physical development helps children to find their barriers whilst building confidence and developing a positive sense of wellbeing. Playground equipment can help early year’s children to gain physical development skills through active play and exploration.

Physical development helps children to find their barriers whilst building confidence and developing a positive sense of wellbeing. Playground equipment can help early year’s children to gain physical development skills through active play and exploration.

Hand Made Places design, manufacture and install playground equipment which can deliver rich learning opportunities through play. Playground equipment encourages children to explore, gain an awareness of space and develop new skills. Multi play units, climbing frames and trim trails create an adventurous and stimulating environment. They encourage children to take risks and try new physical challenges such as climbing or balancing.

Our trim trails can be manufactured to suit any early years children’s height, abilities and budgets. Trim trails encourage outdoor active play and provide a wide range of activities and challenges. Playground equipment such as wobbly bridges, ramps, balance beams, scramble nets and rope ladders all contribute to the physical development of early year’s children.

Playground equipment gives children the opportunity to negotiate space and gain confidence by overcoming new physical challenges and activities. It provides opportunities for imaginative role play and the development of social and communication skills. All of these are an important part of early years physical development as children learn new skills and develop their confidence.

Another aspect of early years physical development is learning about a healthy lifestyle, Hand Made Places manufacture a variety of large planters which are ideal for the playground. They can be used to encourage children to grow their own vegetables and learn about eating healthily.