A backyard play set is a great place for kids to get some exercise, blow off steam and excess energy, and let their imaginations go wild. You may want to start small when your child is old enough to sit in an infant swing and small slide. Then, you can grow the set as your child grows with accessories such as a bigger slide, climbing rungs or a ladder leading to a fort, or even a pirate's ship. The sky is the limit!
No matter what kind of play set or playground you invest in, there are some things to do before you begin including:
Measure the amount of space you have
Level the ground
If possible, choose a spot with some shade and some sun
Choose a spot where you can see young children from your house
Here are some options to get you on your way to investing in the best backyard play set for your family:
by Jennifer Haupt
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