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Swings are avidly enjoyed by children, as well as the child inside us all. Children especially love the motion of swings, as it allows them to experience the exhilarating feeling of flying. Truly no other piece of playground equipment can capture such a magical experience. Unfortunately, due to some rare and isolated incidents, some communities have deemed swings either unsafe or an inefficient use of space and have expelled them from playgrounds. While as with anything some risks do exist, the benefits of swinging far outweigh any possibility of injuries, especially with properly supervised use. The motion of swinging helps...

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cuddle swing, Featured Products, sensory swing, therapy swing, yoga -

A new type of yoga is sweeping studios all over North America. As a fan of traditional yoga, this made me excited and surprised for two reasons: first of all- doesn’t it look fun? And second, the hammock they use looks uncannily like our very own sensory swing! The sensory swing has many benefits. It is a valuable therapy tool for children with sensory issues or on the autism spectrum, because the swing’s cocoon-like feel provides a soothing environment for children who have trouble with over-stimulation. Swinging in the cuddle swing makes a great wind-down tool for an over-tired and hyper child...

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Sensory Therapy Swing is a fantastic autism swing. Swinging is beneficial to all children, but those with autism and sensory issues typically enjoy repetitive behavior such as swinging, spinning and rocking. It is a way for them to calm down and feel “grounded”, it helps to settle their brains so that they can focus a bit better. The cause of sensory issues is disconnection between the brain and the sensory receptors. Swinging as well as other repetitive behaviours triggers those receptors, and helps recreate those connections in the brain.  Sensory Therapy Swing can stimulate child’s vestibular system, and provide deep touch...

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children gym, Indoor Jungle Gym, protective surfacing, Resources, Therapy gym -

Protective surfacing is intended to cushion falls and prevent serious injuries from any children gym used indoors and outdoors. The amount of a consistent type of surfacing required is based on the critical height or fall height of the equipment, which is the height of the highest designated play surface on the equipment.  Common indoor surfaces (such as rugs, tumbling mates, or carpet) are not adequate cushioning for gross motor equipment with a fall height greater than 18 inches even. The following information has been extracted from the website www.safekidscanada.ca (section “For Parents – Safety Information by Topic – Playground...

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Announcements, Indoor Jungle Gym, Therapy gym -

DreamGYM is very happy to announce that our basic model of the home jungle gym is now available as a Do-It-Yourself kit. The kit includes all the necessary hardware, illustration plans for building and easy-to-follow assembly instructions with 3D drawings. There are over 110 hardware pieces. There are 8 eye bolts and 8 quick links included in this kit; to make it easy to switch between jungle gym accessories, swings and hammocks. About this model: ☼ Intended children's ages: 3 to 10 years ☼ Perfect size: the jungle gym is just 4'D x 6'W x 6'10"H, so it can fit...

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