Why it is important for children to play outside

5 June 2023

At Playnetic we know that getting children outside, away from the screens, can be challenging these days. That’s why we are always improving and developing products that are attractive to children, allowing them to be active outdoors while also matching their current standards.By adding LED lights, pushbuttons, music, displays and pickup pads, we make playgrounds more attractive and interactive for children of all ages.

 Why it is important for children to play outside

There are many reasons why it is important for children to play outside as much as possible. We have listed the top 5 here below.

  1. Physical Health: Playing outside allows children to engage in physical activities such as running, jumping, climbing, and playing sports. Which can help improve their overall fitness and health.
  2. Cognitive Development: Outdoor play also provides children with new experiences, challenges, and opportunities to learn and develop new skills. Its helps children to develop their problem-solving skills, creativity and sensory perception.
  3. Emotional well-being: Being outside can help children relax and reduce stress. Outdoor play also provides an opportunity to take a break from screens and technology, which can be mentally exhausting.
  4. Social development: Playing outside encourages social interaction, communication and cooperation which can help children develop important social skills and friendships. Children learn important skills such as sharing, taking turns and resolving problems.
  5. Creativity and imagination: Outdoor play stimulates creativity and imagination, as children and adults can explore and interact with the natural world in their own unique ways. Playing outside also allows children to engage in open-ended and unstructured play, which can lead to new ideas and experiences.

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Overall, playing outside provides children with a variety of benefits that can help them grow physically, emotionally, and socially. Therefore, it’s important for parents to encourage children to spend time outdoors and engage in active play.


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Do you want to know more about our products? Go check them all and download the Playnetic brochure or visit the product page of our website to find out which product is a nice addition to the playground or public space in your neighborhood.

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