Every child loves a slippery slide. If you can’t find one at your local park, why not just make one? All it takes for you and your kids to have hours and hours of fun is some plastic tarp, water and dish soap.
From plastic to metal, wood to fabric, the playground slide is a staple of every playground setup. It also comes in every shape and size imaginable. How did these slides come about? Could you build a playground slide from your house? What materials are used in manufacturing of a slide? Let’s find out together.
Slides are a fun, beneficial addition to a playground. With the nine slide types and the variations that come from combining them, you can have a slide or slides that suit the developmental, safety, and play needs of nearly any age group or demographic