With many employees at Climbing Frames UK and Selwood Products having children ourselves, we’re often reminiscing about the toys and playgrounds we had as kids, and thought we’d take a look at some of our favorite classic toys and how health and safety has played it’s part in forming today’s play equipment designs.
This was prompted by our recent Facebook post showing one of our favourite vintage playground toys, the rocking horse seesaw, and the HUGE number of likes, shares and comments prompted us to do some more images and show how these have evolved into what you see today on the climbing frames we supply.
A high metal slide
With tall metal slides getting removed from our public playgrounds, what has replaced them now? Click here to see
A home-made wooden den
Now kids can’t go out on their own, what’s replaced the time we used to spend making wooden dens? Click here to see
A home-made wooden go-kart
So, what’s replaced kids making and riding their go-karts? Click here to see
A classic wooden rocking horse seesaw
With our beloved rocking horse glider consigned to the history books, what has it evolved into? Click here to see