The Wooden Swing Co., Furniture  Retail, Dallas, TX

Get Your Kids Outside: Why It's So Important
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 16:09

It is becoming more and more common to see children inside playing video games or watching television, than it is to see them in the backyard playing on an outdoor fort or jumping on a trampoline. While some who read this may see no issue with it at first, we want to help educate you on why a swing set may be a better purchase than the X-Box you are considering.

Outdoor play is considered one of the best places for young children to develop their motor skills, such as running, climbing, and jumping. It also helps them to develop many of the physical skills involved in playing sports.

Not only does outdoor play benefit children’s physical development, but it also helps with cognitive and social/emotional development. Playing outdoor games on an outdoor fort or trampoline can assist children in developing communication skills and vocabulary, continue to enhance number relationships (counting or keep score), and social skills (playing together and cooperating with one another).

If you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, we invite you to stop in and play. We carry the best outdoor forts, swing sets, trampolines, and basketball goals in the Metroplex. We can’t wait to meet you and your family, and help you find the perfect play set or trampoline for your backyard!

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