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15 Easy Hand Clapping Games to Teach Your Kids

When thinking about games you can teach your children, hand clapping games often get overlooked. It’s easy to understand why; they’re not particularly physical and they don’t help kids burn off an awful lot of energy in the playground, but that doesn’t mean they should be ruled out entirely! They’re also excellent for teaching memorisation [...]

2022-06-07T11:43:10+00:00June 7th, 2022|

The 51 Best School Playground Games For Kids

The 51 Best School Playground Games For Kids Playground markings are a fantastic yet often overlooked way of building up togetherness and unity in schools. Games, sports, and other fun activities permanently placed in your outdoor spaces can help to teach your kids the value of teamwork whenever they go out for PE, break, or [...]

2022-06-20T15:29:03+00:00June 7th, 2022|

Finding the Ideal Netball Hoop Height for Your Kids’ Level

Whether you’re planning out PE lessons that give Juniors the best introduction to a game they’ll probably play regularly in secondary school, or even if you’ve already got a Year 8 or Year 9 class on your hands who know all the ins and outs of the sport, you’ll need to make sure all your [...]

2022-01-18T14:22:40+00:00January 18th, 2022|

Primary School Games You Can Add into Your Lessons

Your playground and outdoor areas can make wonderful teaching resources when you have the right markings to fully utilise the space. Not every child in your classroom will learn in the same way, so by having a range of primary school games and activities, including some you can complete outside, you’ll be ensuring that visual [...]

2021-06-14T15:03:30+00:00November 17th, 2020|

Math Playground Markings

Maths playground markings for schools We provide a range of playground markings specifically for the purpose of promoting the learning of mathematics among children. These markings make use of the method of active learning, where children learn experientially. Passive learning is the opposite approach. While it does have some advantages, there can be drawbacks. Teachers [...]

2020-09-23T10:35:14+00:00July 28th, 2020|

Outdoor Games for Teenagers

Teenagers need regular physical activity to stay healthy and keep on top of their mental health. So, to help encourage some outdoor activity, we’ve put together a number of outdoor games that are perfect for teenagers. Whether you’re looking for party activities or outdoor team building games for teenagers, our list provides some of the [...]

2020-03-23T14:38:52+00:00March 10th, 2020|

11 Important Playground Design Considerations

Having a space for children to play that is purposely designed around them can be extremely transformative for any school environment. The places children enjoy playing in come in many shapes and forms, so there are many important playground design considerations you need to make. Our team at Designs & Lines are here for you [...]

2018-11-05T11:44:11+00:00October 26th, 2018|

Victorian Playground Games for Children

During the Victorian era, playground games grew significantly in popularity and many of the games played during this time are still enjoyed today. So, we thought we’d take you back in time in today’s article by listing for you the best Victorian playground games for children. The Whip and Top Jumping Rope Hoop and Stick [...]

2018-11-05T11:43:06+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Playground Math Games for Kids

Children love being outside and playing games with their friends. However, as soon as you sit them down in a classroom their concentration goes out the window – literally. Fortunately, there are ways to engage children, teach them new things, and get them excited about learning new math concepts through playground games and outdoor play. [...]

2018-11-05T11:50:22+00:00September 13th, 2018|

18 Playground Games to Improve Your Child’s Health

It’s National School Sport Week, one of the biggest sporting events in the school calendar this year! Hundreds and thousands of pupils across the UK will be partaking in this week-long sporting celebration taking place between 25th to 29th June. National School Sport Week is one of the best ways to encourage students around the [...]

2018-12-17T11:55:37+00:00June 25th, 2018|