Playgrounds for

Early Childhood Education

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Personalized Playgrounds
for Pre-K

Ages 2 through 5 are arguably some of the most crucial years in early childhood development. It’s during these precious years that toddlers begin to develop the physical, sensory, cognitive, communication, and social-emotional skills they’ll carry all throughout their lives. While at preschool, little ones learn through play — by interacting with educational activities, connecting with peers, and getting outside and moving around.

Play & Park Structures knows pre-Kindergarteners (pre-K) need unique playgrounds, designed to properly support their early development and growth. That’s why we engineered playground equipment and spaces just for their age range, allowing children and teachers to progress and have fun, together. Explore our personalized approach to creating play spaces for Early Childhood Education (ECE).

The Perks of Working With
Play & Park Structures


Funding Assistance

Cost and funding should never be an obstacle in providing a fun and developmentally supportive playground for your toddlers.

Play & Park Structures is here to connect you with early childhood education-specific grant opportunities, cooperative buying, financing, and more to make your preschool playground affordable. We can even help your funding applications stand out. Find out how!


Early Childhood Education Design

The Play & Park Structures team is proud to specialize in playground design for preschoolers. We have components and freestanding equipment engineered to foster interactive play with teachers — such as alphabet and shape identification and musical instruments!

We even have individual stations specially designed for pre-K imaginative play. Some popular options include our TotMax and Early Horizons product lines in combination with PlayAbilities Sensory Music, Activity Meters, Amaze Funstations, and Music Makers.


Developmental Support

As a Playcore company, we have access to information that helps us design playground equipment based on science-backed research on how children ages 2 through 5 play and learn. We also offer teachers recommended Outdoor Creative Play and Learning Guide activity ideas, aimed at supporting the early development of The Whole Child.




We help build parks where all toddlers and preschoolers can play and grow. Whether it’s adding cozy spots for crawling or music stations to encourage social communication and collaboration, our inclusive playground designs ensure every early childhood education center has a special place for each child.


Superior Safety

Safety is at the top of our priority list — and we’ve got the certifications to prove it. From choosing lower deck heights for little ones to our meticulous design and installation processes, Play & Park Structures creates educational and safety standards-compliant play spaces where your toddlers and preschoolers can focus on having fun!


Impressive Visual Appeal

There’s nothing like a shiny, new playground to impress parents and preschoolers alike! Our pre-K playground designs are modern and visually appealing, all while meeting or exceeding safety standards for early childhood education requirements. Discover what to expect from our boutique experience here!

Frequently Asked Questions About
Early Childhood Education Playgrounds

Play & Park Structures boasts one of the best warranties in the industry. We provide a limited-lifetime warranty on all our posts, clamps, caps, and hardware. Most other components carry a 15-year limited warranty. Please see our warranty details.

Depending on the size of your playground and surfacing choice, your local consultant can assist in estimating maintenance costs, but you can expect to budget about 5-10% annually of the original equipment cost.

The number of children attending the preschool as well as the number of playgrounds on the campus can also have an effect on wear and tear.

Every Play & Park Structures playground is designed with the children who will use it in mind. All products are IPEMA-certified in compliance with ASTM and CPSC standards.

Our facility is certified as ISO 9001 for manufacturing standards of quality, production, and installation and ISO 14001 for environmental management, measurement, and evaluation. Learn more about our safety standards.

Yes! There are many funding options to help you achieve a new play space for your school, church, or community. Play & Park Structures is part of several buying cooperatives (TCPN and GSA, for example).

They are national cooperatives, leveraging large pools of purchasing potential, allowing you to buy without going through the bid process. Play & Park Structures also offers our customers the ability to purchase through our leasing program, powered by Navitas. Access the financing resource center today.

Safety surfacing is required for any play activity that allows the child to leave the ground. Play & Park Structures offers a variety of surfacing options to fit your needs and your budget. Ask your representative for information on specific surfacing types or visit our Playground Surfacing page.

Resources, Just for You!

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Memorial Hospital Childcare Center - Featured Story

The children love the many different activities on one piece of equipment...

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Outdoor Creative Play & Learning Recommendations

Play promotes creativity and imagination, socialization skills, language, coping ...

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Child Development and Outdoor Learning

Help children reach their full potential and prepare for a bright future ...


Meet Your Play Consultant!

Play & Park Structures has been working with Early Childhood Education (ECE) Directors, ECH Owners, and contractors for decades to create safe, long-lasting playgrounds that toddlers and preschoolers love just as much as their parents. Chat with your own local Play Consultant today.