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A Bird’s Eye View – The Priory Parish CE Primary School

The Priory Parish CE Primary School contacted Creative Play as they were looking to re-develop their existing play area. They wanted to remove the whole area and start from scratch to create a new environment that would allow children to explore the outdoors whilst developing fundamental movement skills and building confidence. The area was to…

Time to Play: Our Cooper’s Meadow Transformation for Marlborough Town Council

Creative Play came across Marlborough Town Council’s tender for the development of Cooper’s Meadow Play Area and decided to apply for the works. Their brief included removing the existing equipment and replacing with play pieces that had a very natural look and feel; it was also important to be sympathetic towards the surrounding environment. Our…

Choose Respect – Anti-Bullying Week 2018

Every day bullying happens across the whole entire world. Bullying has a massive impact on any individual whether at school, work, college, with friends – it happens anywhere and everywhere. Anti-Bullying Alliance have organised Anti Bullying week 2018 between 12th – 16th November to encourage people to take a stand against bullying and raise awareness…

Tasty & Terrifying: Creative Play’s Spooktacular Bake Off 2018

Forget the Rahul, Ruby and Kim-Joy in yesterday’s The Great British Bake Off final, today our very own Creative Play bakers where busy taking part in our Spooktacular Bake Off! With all the funds raised going to Children in Need everyone put their best bake forward when it came to creating Halloween-themed cakes. From gooey…

The Importance of Physical Education in Early Years

There is a range of varying benefits from introducing physical education to children in early years. Since the early years of a child’s life are so important to a child’s growth and development, it’s fully recommended that parents, guardians and teachers find ways to ensure proper growth and development to set them up for the…

6 Items Every Garden Gym Needs to Have

Having proper garden gym equipment is a great advantage, since it enables you to have useful exercise times from the comfort of your own home, enjoying the best of both worlds in your home gym space. Still, it can be quite challenging to choose the ideal gym items, so we thought we’d put together a…

How to Make Use of Your School Playground During Autumn

As you go through the transition from summer to winter, there are so many things you can do to help the children in your school. One that is often overlooked, when compared to spring and summer activities, is that you can still have the kids spend quality outdoor time by assisting them to fully utilise…

The Best Types of Swing for Outdoor Playgrounds

Having an outdoor playground at your school, nursery, park or even home is a very good idea, but making sure that the right equipment is installed in it is an even better idea. With the ideal equipment incorporated into the spaces, you give the children at home or in your school a chance at some…

5 PE Equipment Items Every Kid Enjoys Playing With

There is great benefit to making physical education in schools as enjoyable as possible. This has led to many schools opting for PE equipment that will not only provide fitness, but also offer fun to kids as they use them. Another factor that is being increasingly considered is to bring outdoor play spaces a range…

Get Inspired & Transform your Community Playground

Whether you want to completely transform or just spruce up your community playground, we’re here to provide you with lots of playground inspiration! From rustic developments to ones with nautical themes, toddler areas to play spaces that promote inclusive play, our in-house design team have selected 6 of our recent projects to help get your…

7 Benefits of Installing Playground Equipment at a School

More and more schools are embracing the idea of having quality customised equipment installed in their playgrounds. Nowadays, there is a range of great equipment you could incorporate into your school playground. While this is happening, you might wonder about the specific benefits of installing new playground equipment at your school. Here at Creative Play,…

It’s International Walk to School Month!

October is Walk to School month and we can think of many reasons why children should pound the pavement! Keeping active keeps the body and heart healthy and is great for development. Not only will walking to school develop mobility and social skills it will also develop road awareness and make children think about the…