We use playground markings that are made from pre-formed thermoplastic and create designs to facilitate education, sports and fun activities. Our environmentally-friendly playground markings can be applied to concrete, tarmac and many other surfaces at your Lancashire location and are available in 18 bright colours to make them really eye catching.
What makes playground markings so good?
There are several safety benefits to playground markings. You can use them to designate assembly areas, places that are off-limits and even use them to teach the children about road safety! Playground markings will also allow you to keep different activities separate so that you don’t need to worry so much about a running race ending in the middle of a game of What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf? or a card game being played in a football goal.
Begin or continue an active lifestyle
Eating healthily and getting active can help to reduce obesity in children, which will lower their risks of medical complications and issues later in life. The National Child Measurement Programme found that 24.9% of Reception children and 35.3% of Year Six children were overweight or obese (excluding severely obese children). Our playground markings make it easy to set up activities and for the children to play games during their breaks.
Be mindful of mental health
Playground markings make it easy to check in with students and enable them to express their feelings without added pressure. Unfortunately 70% of children who experience mental health problems don’t have appropriate interventions early enough in their lives so the better you can be at looking after their mental health, the higher the likelihood of a good outcome. This can be as simple as encouraging them to go outside for fresh air and exercise or lending them an ear.
Recommended playground markings
Variety is the key
To make sure that you’re providing a stimulating environment in your Lancashire playground, it’s a good idea to include a range of different playground markings so that you have educational, exciting and active options for lessons and playtimes.
Playground markings for younger children
Having a set of core values on the playground can help to remind children of the expected behaviour and encourage better cooperation throughout the school. They will also benefit from the Elephant Phonics and Maths Caterpillar playground markings to help with their studies. Don’t forget to include a fun game like Twister to balance the playground.
Playground markings for older children
Older children will be getting to grips with strategy and learning how to outmanoeuvre their opponents, so give them games and sports that will challenge them like chess, tennis and netball. Depending on their ages, you may also benefit from the Multiplication Grids to help them absorb their times tables.
Get in touch to start your journey to a more active and interesting playground. Our team can’t wait to help you make the most of your Lancashire playground!