Are you tired of watching as your kids run around the house, moving within inches of your prized possessions whilst begging them to go outside and play? For many children today, an open space is not enough entertainment for their energy levels. Many parents are investing in a climbing frame or even a set of climbing frames in their back garden or outdoor area in order to keep their children healthy and active. Childrens climbing frames are perfect for kids of any age and many of them can be altered as your little ones grow. But how do we know which climbing frame is the best one for our children as well as our property?
Firstly, decide on the restriction and requirements of the children's climbing frame that you wish to buy. Measure out your garden or outdoor area dimensions and see what size climbing frame would fit comfortably in that area as well as how much space you will need. You should not only decide on the size that the climbing frame will take, but also the height of the frame itself. You will not want the climbing frame to be too high for your child but still want your toddler as well as your older child to both enjoy it.
There are also legal factors to consider when purchasing a climbing frame. Check local laws and regulations in your area as well as your lease to make sure that there is nothing present that says you may not erect a climbing frame. Some home insurance companies will cover an outdoor climbing frame so this factor must also be considered. With this information, you will then be able to work out your budget as well as what you can afford for the size of the climbing frame that you wish to buy.
Secondly, you should decide on what type of kids climbing frame you would like to purchase and determine your needs. Ask other families what climbing frame has benefitted them and get your childrens input. From this information you will be able to look around and visually inspect the climbing frames to see which one will fit into your outdoor surroundings. It is suggested that you start off with a basic climbing frame and add more accessories as your children become more familiar and confident with the jungle gym frames. Letting the climbing frame "grow" with your children will make sure that they will never get bored of enjoying this outdoor adventure. Also look at what climbing frame accessories can be added. A slide and ropes are a great addition to a childrens climbing frame as it promotes exercise and active children as they can swing, slide and climb.
There is an array of various children's climbing frames that are conducted from different materials. If you wish to get a highly sturdy frame that will withstand any weather condition, then you should consider a metal climbing frame. If you wish to install a climbing frame that can be easily removed and reconstructed again, then plastic climbing frames should appeal to you. The most popular climbing frame currently on the market is the wooden climbing frame. A wood climbing frame made out of timber is safer than metal frames and more secure than those made of plastic. There are an abundance of wooden, plastic and metal climbing frames for kids on the market in the UK at the moment all with great additional accessories, ranging from an affordable cheap frame to something a bit pricier.
After you have determined all of these factors for your climbing frame including the size of the frame as the amount of space you need, write these requirements down and begin your climbing frame shopping experience and purchase your climbing frame. When shopping around for your climbing frame, the selection process is highly important. It is suggested that you create a shortlist of various climbing frames and once you have found a few that meet your requirements, rank them according to your needs. Once you have found a clear winner, you can purchase your climbing frame and prepare and assemble it for your children. Once you have cleared entrance and exit areas, made sure that you have all the relevant equipment to build your climbing frame, check it for maximum safety and let your little ones jump aboard.
Climbing frame safety is imperative so make sure that your children know that there are rules and that these rules are there for their own safety. But once these rules are explained and understood, let your kids enjoy their very own climbing frame. So if you choose a TP, Little Tikes or another climbing frame beware, these climbing frames are so enticing that you might be tempted to join your little ones for some much needed play time which shows that enjoying the benefits of a climbing frame is not only limited to childs play!