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  • The ECO Forest Concept: for the ultimate nature experience!

    difficulty levels. Climbing parks thus provide a wide range of stimulating outdoor activities for almost everybody - from children to adults, from individuals to families or groups of friends, from people who like the occasional physical activity (or...

  • Pros and Cons of Different Zip Line Brakes

    all. There are a wide variety of people that are prone to losing composure or becoming distracted. Young participants and children are a prime example of this user group, but this could happen to people of any age. Increased injury risk is only one...

  • Can Inside Kids Really Get Enough Exercise?

    an average of 1100 steps – less than 10% of what is needed daily for a school-aged girl. In fact, it usually takes our children around 5 HOURS of time outside to hit their appropriate numbers. Granted, this is with normal child-like activity of running...

  • Zipstop: Advanced zipline braking system

    offers riders a smooth stop and is designed to minimise variations in deceleration rate and stopping distance of both children and adults. There are no wearing parts in the brake mechanism, this ensures reliability remains high while maintenance and...

  • Fairlands shows their new High Ropes

    ladder’ climb, as well as a smaller tyre and rope climbing facility beside it. The facility is especially aimed at schoolchildren and the disabled, but will also be available to the wider community including for hire to businesses for team building...

  • Safety- and belay systems for your Forest High-Wire Course

    safety line of the subsequent course. These transition points pose the greatest risks to visitors and, in particular, to children.src="http://dets320j0ww7g.cloudfront.net/plugins/content/jw_sig/jw_sig/includes/images/transparent.gif" alt="Click to enlarge image 06.jpg" title="Click to...

  • Adventure Courses: Lots of fun ways to be active!

    In this context, Active Adventure climbing parks provide a wide range of stimulating activities for everybody - from children to adults, from individuals to families or groups of friends, from people who like the occasional physical activity (or simply...

  • Safety equipment in Adventure high-ropes courses

    safety line of the subsequent course. These transition points pose the greatest risks to visitors and, in particular, to children.src="http://dets320j0ww7g.cloudfront.net/plugins/content/jw_sig/jw_sig/includes/images/transparent.gif" alt="Click to enlarge image 06.jpg" title="Click to...

  • Let the Kids Play: They’ll Do Better in School

    tests. She and her colleagues reviewed 14 studies, some of which simply recorded the amount of physical activity that children, parents or teachers reported that youngsters got over three days to seven days prior to the study, and some of which randomly...

  • Is iPad an Educational Tool or a Lifestyle Addiction?

    teach media education. Why not have a class dedicated to teaching the risks of media consumption rather than insisting all children need to have an #ipad in their hands and know where it is at all times? In a 2011 New York Times article, Larry Cuban,...

  • Are modern children suffering from 'nature deficit disorder'?

    Are modern children suffering from 'nature deficit disorder'? Children are losing contact with nature at a "dramatic" rate, and their health and education are suffering, a National Trust report says. Traffic, the lure of video screens and parental...

  • Benefits of Nature to Children

    that nature deficit disorder is a problem in today's society. There are some parents or guardians who restrict their children to play and do any activities near nature. One of the main reasons why some parents do not want their children to spend time...

  • Let kids play like kids

    growing movement of educators, parents, designers and physicians who argue that it makes for boring, barren spaces that children just don’t want to play on. A growing body of research that is discovering the benefits of a l... Risk has famously been...

  • Wii Fit is not made to get kids to exercise, it's to sell games

    a fitness video game.A new study found no differences in physical activity over a three-month period between a group of children given "active" video games that... "Wii Fit is not made to get kids to exercise, it's to sell games" Apparently there's no...

  • Myrtle Beach’s new attraction, a zip-line course opens soon.

    crews also have framed out the sales booth where tickets will be sold.Plans call for the ropes course to feature a children’s play area, while the Pavilion-lot course will have a 50-foot free-fall deck, in addition to the zip-lines. Construction permits...

  • How children in China's urban jungle are reconnecting with nature

    How children in China's urban jungle are reconnecting with nature. City kids in China became cave-dwellers in an urban jungle long ago. Children lose the ability to experience nature. They can talk at length about whales or cheetahs, but not describe a...

  • Interview with Tim Gill from Rethinking Childhood

    Interview with Tim Gill from Rethinking Childhood on free play & the state of play today. From the moment they are born, children have an appetite for experience. But because of changes in everyday family life, we are frustrating these natural learning...

  • Playgrounds Too Safe to Keep Little Kids Active

    centers were largely blamed for playgrounds that don't make kids feel like playing, Kristen Copeland, MD, of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and colleagues reported. "Fixed playground equipment that meets licensing codes is unchallenging...

  • Unique concepts. Creative designs. Tailored to perfection.

    style="width:200px;height:160px;background-image:url(http://dets320j0ww7g.cloudfront.net/cache/jw_sig/jw_sig_cache_a5b9d495b9_7.jpg);" /> Tree houses for children. For many of us, tree houses are part of our most cherished childhood memories. Nothing changed there! Tree houses still...

  • Playing in a natural environment: an exciting experience!

    design of innovative playgrounds for children is part of our Nature Play product assortment. Our playgrounds for children are suitable as outdoor standalones as well as in conjunction with one of our Forest high-wire parks, adventure parks or outdoor...

  • Psychology Students Explore 'Nature Deficit' in Children

    Psychology Students Explore 'Nature Deficit' in Children. "The talk was very eye-opening. It truly made me realize how disconnected from nature children are in today's society," McElveen said. "Louv kept the audience laughing with his humor throughout...

  • Natural play space design.

    Natural play space design. Nature-based play puts kids in touch with nature by encouraging them to play with rocks, water, sand, leaves, sticks and other materials found outdoors. A nature-based play space looks more like woods, prairie or garden than...

  • Disney exhibit closes after outrage over portrayal of obesity.

    educational attractions. But some say the Habit Heroes attraction won't teach kids anything except how to bully overweight children.“It reinforces all the stereotypes that people who are obese are lazy, don't move, need a kick in the butt to get active,...

  • Geocaching lures gadget-loving kids outdoors.

    Geocaching lures gadget-loving kids outdoors. Geocaching is that hobby built around a website. The site lists GPS coordinates that lead treasure hunters to hidden caches of goodies … placed in remote areas by other geocachers. Like a GPS scavenger...

  • Benefits of Outdoor Play

    The Nature playground is the perfect opportunity to promote fun trial and error opportunities. Not only is the nature playground a wonderful opportunity to expend energy and hang out with friends, but it is also a way for our body to work on big muscle...

  • Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

    cartoon-character virtual species with real-life animals (like Mable pictured above), think they can. How do we reduce our children's nature deficit? One approach is for parents to "be the boss" and confiscate those electronic gadgets and tell your kids...

  • Spring is in the air!

    Spring is in the air! 'Nature Deficit Disorder' is a recently coined term that describes the decline in our exposure with the natural world, and the detrimental impact that it may have on our development and behaviour. Increasing technological advances...

  • Playground builder keeping it natural

    Deficit Disorder, a term coined by Richard Louv in his 2005 book Last Child in the Woods, refers to the alleged trend that children are spending less time outdoors,[2] resulting in a wide range of behavioral problems. This disorder is not recognized in...

  • Our challenging productrange fits your adventurous needs!

    construct unique outdoor playing grounds which are entirely in harmony with the natural environment on site, thus enabling children to play imaginatively andcreatively.style="width:200px;height:160px;" rel="[gallery2a471315a6]" title="You are viewing...

  • Active Forest builds exciting new outdoor climbing park in Belgium

    the daughter of the owner and manager of the climbing park. "Since our climbing facilities are predominantly aimed at children, the individual courses will differ in their difficulty levels. And children who would like to try out the most advanced...

  • Richard Louv makes a convincing case

    them to rethink the way we live. The immediacy of Richard Louv's message in Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder galvanized an international movement to reconnect children with nature. Now, in The Nature Principle,...

  • An interview with Richard Louv

    An interview with Richard Louv Make it a resolution to spend more time in nature this year and to share it more with the children in your life. You, they and the planet will be better off because of it.... An interview with Richard Louv Make it a...

  • Does Outdoor Play Keep the Doctor Away?

    from green spaces and the natural world, at the expense of our health and well-being? Most concern is centred around children, who - say campaigners - are missing out on opportunities afforded to previous generations, ones as simple as climbing... Does...

  • Study: New kids' books lack connection to nature

    issues so prominent in the American mindset, one would think that the natural environment would play a larger role now in children's... Study: New kids' books lack connection to nature. Take a minute to think about your favorite book from childhood. Do...

  • Reputation Brought Treetop Ropes Course to Area.

    visitors about two to three hours to complete and will feature five zipline constructions, one of which is 600 feet long. Children under 10 aren’t allowed on the forest course layout, but they are considering building a kids c... Reputation Brought...

  • Forest Service Makes $1 Million Commitment to Get Kids Outdoors.

    to get kids outdoors and connected to the natural world around them through $1 million in cost-share funding to enhance children's programs in 18 states. The funding will be distributed to the agency's More Kids in the Woods and Children's Forests......

  • Kids need adventure. Parents need to teach them how

    Kids need adventure. Parents need to teach them how. Research conducted by One Poll in the UK in May 2010 reported 85% of children age 6-12 longing for more adventure in their lives with 85% of parents saying adventure should be an important part of...

  • Olympic natural playground plans unveiled

    to offer immersive, challenging, engaging play experiences. It also responds admirably to the growing concerns about children’s disconnection with nature. The Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) has announced the winners of the design... Olympic natural...

  • Many suffer from 'nature deficit disorder'

    Many suffer from 'nature deficit disorder' : Teachers, parents and physicians are concerned about children's declining participation in outdoor activities, their lack of understanding of nature and natural cycles and the subsequent effects those...

  • Discovering the great outdoors

    Discovering the great outdoors: Lagan Valley Learning website aims to spark children's enthusiasm for the world around them. "This website is a valuable tool in helping teachers deliver the Northern Ireland curriculum, It connects areas of learning...

  • Exciting New Video about Green School-grounds Around the World!

    The International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA) is a global network of organizations and individuals working to enrich children’s learning and play through improving the way school grounds are designed and used. The wellbeing of children and the...

  • Outdoor Education: Children develop sensory integration skills

    The idea was to target the source of children's sensory integration problems, not react to them. Playing and moving outdoors is critical to a child's development. Simply playing in the mud and catching frogs, for example, develops strong sensory...

  • Playing. As natural as it gets.

    always incorporate the conditions on site, utilising the potential of the given surroundings as much as possible so that children can get the most out of their playground. We consider the natural surroundings being an integral part of a playground and,...

  • Video: Re-connecting Kids With Nature.

    A place for young people to realize and express a variety of personality traits from curious to creative to adventurous.Children are encouraged to ask their parents to bring them to nature locations and allow them to explore. The website...

  • Back-to-nature play areas part of a growing nationwide movement

    box, a creek with an old-fashioned hand pump, and a community garden. The benefits that natural play spaces can provide children and communities, and can rattle off countless studies that link exposure to nature with everything from decreased rates of...

  • Doctors are 'Prescribing Nature'

    is essential for a child's healthy development," he said. Louv wrote the bestseller Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Read more.. Your innovative partner for the construction, maintenance and inspection of High...


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