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Painted Games on Playground Spaces: Add Some Colour to Your Day

Here at Designs & Lines, we know how important play is for young children. In fact, getting outside, engaging in fun activities, and staying active can make a real difference to their development. That’s why we are so passionate about providing spaces for children to lay in. We install colourful game designs and vibrant markings for playgrounds all around the country, to create fun spaces for children to enjoy. Make your school playground come alive with our painted games and markings.

Painted Playground Games for All Ages

Playing is for everyone and we should all be spending more time outside staying active. We sell and install a wide range of thermoplastic markings for schools, suitable for kids of all ages. Whether you are looking for animal prints and pirate ships for very young children or you want games that offer a physical challenge, such as obstacle courses and running tracks, we have the painted playground games for you.

We Make Education Fun

Our painted games aren’t just fun, they are also education. Take learning outside with our interactive playground markings. Kinds can learn with our Phonic Frog markings or our Snakes and Ladders game. Through these interactive activities, kids won’t even realise they’re learning but they will be engaging their brain while they play. We teach your children through playground games covering subjects like maths and English.

Teachers all around the UK rave about our playground markings saying how they have made teaching so fun and interactive and they are seeing positive results in their students’ academic levels, too! Do you want to improve the learning at your school? Then browse our educational playground games today.

Why Choose Us?

We love what we do. We’re also proud to say we’ve worked with over 10,000 nurseries, primary schools, and secondary schools across the UK to transform their outside spaces into perfect places for play, sports, and outdoor education. They’ve all been amazed by what we can do, and we’re confident you will be as well.

  • We’ve got decades of experience in our industry, having worked as independent playground marking suppliers for over 20 years
  • We’ve had the privilege to work with a range of customer types; alongside primary schools, secondary schools, and nurseries, we’ve also worked with children’s centres, organisations, and even local councils
  • Our dedicated installation team will be happy to travel almost anywhere in the UK to make sure your order is delivered and fitted correctly
  • Our installation process is swift; markings should dry in around 20 minutes, so kids will be able to use them in no time at all
  • We’ve got a like-for-like competitive pricing service, so if you should find markings of similar quality but at a cheaper price, we’ll be glad to match or beat the cost

Why is Play Important for Children?

We have already briefly mentioned the importance of play in children, but the benefits of this actually go a lot further. Play is an essential element in the development of a child, contributing to their view of the world, their social interactions, and their emotional well-being. Play also helps encourage healthy brain development, teaching children how to interact with the world around them in a positive way.

At Designs & Lines, we are passionate about the importance of play and we know how integral it is to the development of children. That’s why we design all of our playground games and thermoplastic markings with children in mind. We make all of our designs as fun, playful, and vibrant as possible to encourage children to play. Children are naturally inclined to play, so a brightly coloured playground with numerous fun designs and quirky games will have them outside in no time.

The Painted Games We Install On Your Playground

We sell and install line markings and designs from colours and shapes to games. As experts in play, we have designed a range of games specifically to help encourage developmental progress in children and to increase learning in the following core areas:

Combine your playground design with learning with our stunning designs. We can transform any dull concrete playground into a fun environment full of imaginative, colourful and educational markings. If you want to encourage active development outside the classroom, check out some of the most popular painted games we install below:


Hopscotch is one of the oldest playground games and it is also one of the most popular. We sell and install huge numbers of hopscotch games every year! The simple principle of the hopscotch game involves a grid of numbered squares drawn onto the ground and an item thrown onto the squares, from the nearest to the furthest. The player must then hop on the numbers in ascending order, skipping the square with the thrown item in. If you miss the correct square, if you fall over, or if your other foot hits the ground, your turn is over.

Snakes and Ladders

Often a popular board game among children, Snakes and Ladders is brought to life in the playground with our thermoplastic installations. We are all about bringing games to life and the vibrancy of our colours really transform your outdoor space. Snakes and ladders is easy to play – all you need is a dice. Players move along the squares, one square per number on the dice, and if they land on a ladder they are moved forward a number of spaces in the game, but if they land on a snake they could slide all the way back to the start. The first player to the finish line wins!

Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and Crosses is a fantastic game suitable for kids of all ages. Played by two players at a time, the first player to get three noughts in a row or three crosses wins the game. One of the oldest games in the book, this is still one of our most frequently sold markings.

Court Sport Markings

Staying active is important for everyone and that’s why we design markings made to encourage physical activity as much as possible. By zoning your playground using our range of court sport markings, you can encourage a range of active outdoor activities. You can check out our range of court sport markings here.

Dancing Playground Markings

Our dancing playground markings are designed specifically to help improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and teamwork. We have been installing dance playground markings in playgrounds around the UK for many years now and with such an extensive range of designs and colours, we can create exciting designs that encourage outdoor fun for everyone. Click here to browse our dancing playground markings for yourself.

Why Choose Designs & Lines for Painted Playground Games

What’s more, if you have a couple of ideas in mind but you can’t find the designs on your website, give us a call. We also create bespoke designs! So, if you’ve got something specific in mind, just let us know and our team can make it happen.

Painted Games that Stand the Test of Time

When you choose Designs & Lines for your painted game installation, you can rest assured that your markings will stand the test of time. In fact, our thermoplastic products are so durable they are used in London congestion zones because they can withstand a significant amount of heavy traffic. What’s more, our thermoplastic markings can be fitted to most surface types, so if you want painted games on your playground, look no further!

Contact Us Today to Find Out More

If you would like to find out more about the painted games we install on playgrounds, give us a call today. We would be more than happy to discuss any bespoke requirements with you and to talk through your needs so that we can provide the best solution for your playground. Whatever your requirements, we have the perfect playground game markings for you.

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