In an effort to reduce the risk of developing serious illnesses later in life, experts recommend that children aged 5-18 years should be physically active for at least one hour a day. At school, there are endless opportunities to help promote increased activity for children. Jamie Makopa, Sports Science Specialist at Sovereign Play Equipment shares his top tips.
Young children at a playgroup in Broughton Moor, Cumbria, are enjoying their preschool garden after an installation by Sovereign Play Equipment has made it more practical for under 4s.
Structured playtimes can help to boost social inclusivity and give children the skills needed to develop friendships in the playground, a new study has found. Funded by UK play specialists, Sovereign Play Equipment, and delivered by not-for-profit organisation, Chuckle Productions, schools throughout the UK could benefit from the study, which has discovered that giving children access to a structured lunchtime provision could have a positive impact on their social skills, as well as increased confidence, problem solving, and more.
Children can get creative with this month’s Hot Product, the Perspex Paint Panel. Designed and manufactured by Sovereign, this is a painting easel with a difference. It’s double-sided, making ideal for budding artists to paint on their own or collaboratively with a friend. Made of Perspex, it is very easy to maintain and keep clean.
Sovereign has transformed a pre-school’s grounds into a stimulating play environment for under 5s. The new playground promotes adventure and imaginative play, encourages creativity and learning, and supports the development of social and physical skills.
June has arrived and so has the sunshine! We’re on the cusp of summer and – with children spending more time outdoors – the Play Lodge is this month’s Hot Product. As we wave goodbye to the cooler months, the Play Lodge has a lot to offer. Timber-made with a featheredge Apex roof, it’s a… Read More
With the health and wellbeing of children truly at the forefront of primary school’s minds, playground development is key. Julie Pearce, Consultant Play Specialist at Sovereign Play Equipment explains how PTAs can source and purchase the right play equipment.
With summer just around the corner and children choosing to spend time in the sunshine now is the time to inspect your play equipment.
Fun, quirky and colourful, Sovereign’s Coloured Pencils are a wonderful addition to a school playground. What’s more, they’ve been selected as our Product of the Month for May 2017!
With the correct guidance, creating an outdoor environment to support learning, while offering hours of happy, safe play, can be easily achieved. Julie Pearce, Play Space Consultant at Sovereign, explains what should be considered when planning and designing a rewarding play and learning area for children with SEN.