How To Setup An Indoor Play Area?

// Published December 22, 2016 by Mentor Villareal

There might be several reasons why you might want to start an indoor play area. If you have a home in a place with inclement weather conditions, it might deter your children’s outdoor play time most of the time. Again, people living in busy city areas often find a paucity of parks and safeplaces for children to play. You might also decide to start a daycare facility and create a safe play area for children within indoor premises.

What do you need?

When you have decided to make an indoor play area, you need to make it look exciting and safe at the same time. Besides getting playthings appropriate for children of a certain age group, you need to ensure that little ones will not hurt themselves as they play and run around. When there are toddlers involved, it is best to add thick carpets on the walls and floors. You could even opt for artificial grass installation Melbourne which will create a lawn like environment for the children to play on. At the same time, artificial turf softens up the ground and reduces impact of falls. 

Setting up the area

If you wish to get the setup done yourself, all you need is to order in the right materials to get started. Nowadays there are online stores that sell artificial turf as well. It is possible to rent or purchase play sets for children as well. Hence, even swing and slide kits can be bought online which come in sets that are easy to assemble and set up. It would also reduce your cost to hire a professional service to set up the play area. 

Make it a hassle-free environment 

If you cannot supervise the children in the play area all the time, you need to ensure that there are minimal chances of the kids getting hurt in such spaces. For that reason, opt for soft play sets and kid friendly games and toys. Have enough of soft toys strewn around that can act as cushions for the children. Make sure that the carpeting or turf you choose is easy to maintain. Such surfaces need to be cleaned every week with soap and water and made dry. 

With the above tips it would be easy to set up a safe play area for children, whether it is for your home or for a daycare facility. Ensure bright lights and wall colors as well as soft music playing in such spaces to lift the mood and spirits of the children.