Now a day the movement of children are more contained and controlled by various factors like apartments, high stake educational institutions that encourage only the academics, tight learning schedules and over anxiety of parents about the academics of their children and obviously fewer playground facilities to make use of. And the thing is, all these adverse factors are in fact limiting the mental and physical growth and development of children. So play is very essential along with academics, both play and academics should go hand in hand and playgrounds are very significant in this discourse. Consequently the next question will be which one is highly recommended indoor playground or outdoor playgrounds? What kind of play need to be encouraged, structured or unstructured? How it is possible to encourage children’s play all the time? And the most suitable answer is Indoor playground.
Indoor playground popularity
Indoor playground concept has become increasingly popular, over the last 3 to 5 years, in business centers, residential apartments, shopping centers schools, daycares and sometimes as standalone projects to develop limitless play opportunity for children. While business centers, shopping malls and standalone projects take this as a business and as the best method to attract the families, schools and daycare centers install indoor playgrounds because the fun and functional part of indoor playground encourages for a good brain and physical exercise.
Air of fun, cluster of friends and action packed adventure exercise is generally what any indoor playground offers. Gaining popularity among the children across the globe, indoor playgrounds are the best platform for children to burnout their energy and get recharged. Indoor playgrounds are indeed large play areas designed to delight children to the fullest where they can make noise, run around, jump, slide, climb, explore and what not. For obvious reasons, say for example extreme weather or burning sun, children may not be able to explore and have action outdoor whereas indoor playground provides the opportunity to take advantage of the large indoor space offering a safe play area all year around.
By and large, indoor playgrounds should be encouraged because they hold all kinds of play activities both adventurous and exploratory. Apart form archetypal playground equipment include swings, seesaws, various slides, climbers, merry-go-rounds, spring rides, hollow tubes, hanging bridge and multi activity play systems indoor playground promotes interactive, electrical, mechanical and even preventive play that no any outdoor playgrounds can provide. Significance of these play equipments is that most physical activities using these equipment require minimal adult help and thus children can play well independently.