Pulley power

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Today’s Selwood idea for different ways to use your climbing frame simply involves a bucket and a rope. I am sure you can probably guess where this is going! Many children seem to love spending ages throwing things from a height only to want it back. So why not set up a pulley system from the upper deck of the …

More and more Britons shop online – are you one of them?

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We remember the days when people were cagey about online shopping. It was something that you did if you couldn’t get it off the high street, their friends and their friends’ dog. We were always told it wouldn’t ‘catch on’ or customers were too frightened to part with their money if they couldn’t see who was at the end of …

Learning with chalk

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Hands up who loved using chalk as a child! Hands up who has children that also love using chalk! And finally.. hands up those of you who is now a parent and stuck for ideas  as to what they can do with chalk and their children! I thought so! As an adult, it seems a lot harder to think of …

There’s a business in lost baggage 

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Have you ever lost your baggage at the airport? The chances are that if you never did find it, the contents will be at an auction house where some eager eBay buyer is hoping to get their profit making mittens on it. I was astounded this week after reading an article about how lost baggage is sold to auction houses. …

Trying to decide which swing to buy? Look no further!

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Swings are another very popular request by children when choosing their climbing frame. Here, at Climbing Frames UK, our frames that come with swings have a swing beam attached to the fort section of the frame. This can either be simply a wooden bar with the swings attached, or it can be a monkey ladder, depending on which model you …

Chalkboard inspiration?

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Selwood, not only do our climbing frames support children’s gross motor skills (movements controlled by large muscle groups and whole body movement) by encouraging children to pull, push, climb, jump, stretch etc they also support their fine motor control. By providing a chalkboard in most of our frames, children are then provided with an opportunity to also develop small muscle movements in …

Which flavour would you choose?

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Yesterday, I posted a blog about your children using playdough in their playhouse instead of making a mess inside! Not only is playdough really easy to make, but it is incredibly versatile, and can be used to ignite children’s imagination purely by changing the texture, flavour or colour. My personal favourite playdough is chocolate flavour. I love making it as …