Think back to when you were a child, and what you’re favorite memories were. For many, it may have been a favorite stuffed animal that we went to sleep with every night, or for the lucky ones, it was a cherished swing set our father built with love, spare time and some carpentry skill!
Did you love spending hours as a child on your tire swing, or in your tree house?
This time around with your own children to care for, why not bring in an already built and assembled swing set, which will leave you more time to make memories with your children, and a bond that won’t ever leave their side!
The fact is, the best things for children are often the simplest, and when you bring in a swing set, you bring in memories for them that make them feel loved, give them something that lasts for years, and something special that makes them feel like the king (or queen) of their domain.
It Strengthens Sibling Love and Affection
Whether you have two children close in age, or four children far apart in milestone development, one thing in the same—sibling rivalry happens. And when multiple children are cooped inside for hours at a time, it happens a lot! So, kill two birds with one stone—get your children outdoors in their swing set, and encourage activity and cooperation! They won’t just enjoy the fresh air; they’ll learn how to communicate, talk to one another and improve their social skills by leaps and bounds—something that reruns of their favorite cartoons could never provide!
It Helps Prevent Childhood Obesity
No matter where in the country you live, no one is safe from pre-diabetes or obesity, and that especially includes children. While you can’t totally control what your children eat at lunchtime during school hours, you can control how much activity they get at home, which is one of the reasons encouraging swing set activity is so great! You can help them decrease their mindset of, “There’s nothing to do. I’m bored,” when they stay in motion swinging, climbing or sliding down for an hour or more—thus, eliminating their risk of childhood obesity in the process!
It Allows Kids a Place to be Kids
Life moves at a super speed these days, and not even young children are immune to it. From cyber bullying to exposure to overly sexual images on TV, why not give your kids the best gift of all—an opportunity to just be a kid? With their swing set, they can jump, run, climb and swing without a care in the world.
Swing sets make memories—for your children, and for your entire family. It allows them to learn how to treat their siblings, increases their daily exercise and activity and best of all, allows them to just be kids having fun, and enjoy the moment of what being a kid is all about. Childhood will pass them by fast enough, so make these memories last while you can!