Physical Play – Trim Trails, Play Towers, Climbing Frames and much more!
Healthy lifestyles are an ever-growing concern amongst children and young people. PE is a schools main way of ensuring that they provide opportunities for children to live healthy and active lifestyles, with research proving that a high-quality PE curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. A successful PE curriculum should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.
Physical play is a fantastic way of learning, acquiring and developing fundamental aspects of physical development, and as such developing a healthy and active lifestyle! The National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE) for KS1 and KS2 has 4 main aims and here at Creative Play, our products are tailor made for Schools and as such specially designed to support PE curriculums in ensuring that all pupils are given the opportunity to meet the main aims of the National Curriculum.
Below we take a brief look at how a wide range of Creative Play products can help support 3 of the 4 main aims, with the fourth, leading a healthy, active lifestyle encompassed within the other 3 below.
- Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities – Products such as Trim Trails, Play Towers and Climbing Frames are great ways to promote overall physical development. Great for working on core strength, upper body strength and lower body strength Creative Play Trim Trails, Play Towers and Climbing Frames lend themselves well to all round development, with acquired balance, endurance and strength transferable to core curriculum sports such as Football, Tennis and Basketball.
- Being physically active for sustained periods of time – Operating in set areas, play towers are a fantastic way to encourage sustained periods of physical activity. With a huge range of different size play towers, which are adaptable to your bespoke needs, Play Towers from Creative Play can give measurable, safe, fun and progressively difficult areas for children to be physically active. By building up physical fitness levels on our play towers, children will then be better prepared for core curriculum areas such as Invasion Games, Striking & Fielding and Athletics!
- Engage in competitive sports and activities – By the time children reach KS2 the NCPE states that children should play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and to do this successfully they will need to have developed fundamental gross motor skills such as balance, Trim Trails are a great way for children to develop and improve their balance in a fun, safe and exciting way. Creative Play’s trim trails are adaptable to your needs and as such you can build a perfect trail for your children’s needs.
We currently have a great range of exclusive educational offers available for a great selection of our physical play products!
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