Blue Squirrel Blog
Ideas, insights and inspiration to keep kids active and engaged so parents can have peace of mind at home
curiosity | Nov 08, 2022
Swing Spacing: How To Keep Swings Safe for KidsParents want to provide their kids with swing sets but want to ensure these...READ MORE
curiosity | Sep 29, 2022
How To Install a Playground BorderA playground border is a great addition to any playground or playhouse equipment for your sake and the...READ MORE
creativity | Sep 25, 2022
10 Best Finger Painting Ideas for KidsWith kids (of all ages) in the house, you’re always looking for new activities to help them grow....READ MORE
Kids interact with each other in different ways as they grow. The Collaboration section offers ideas and inspiration for group play that will encourage kids to collaborate, cooperate, and participate in age-appropriate games. Collaboration also details how the Blue Squirrel Clubhouse can grow with a child as they age, providing experiences that will keep kids off screens and set them up for success in the real world. This section covers topics including aesthetics and quality of the brand, product features, child and caregiver interaction and group play.
Nov 10, 2022
Receptive vs. Expressive Language: What’s the Difference?Children’s language develops in complicated and lengthy ways. Read on for what you can expect from receptive versus...READ MORE
creativity | May 12, 2022
Our Brand Philosophy: Why Every Kid (and Parent) Deserves a Blue Squirrel
Blue Squirrel is here to usher in the new era of backyard play. Learn how we combine classic...
As a parent, what do you love more - watching your child pretend to be a superhero or feeling like a superhero yourself when you’ve set them up with playtime activities that can keep them busy for hours? Why choose? The Creativity section offers ideas for outdoor crafts, projects, and guided-play experiences that help kids flex their creative muscles and nurture their mental well-being. The best part? Any of these activities can be done in the comfort of your own backyard playhouse.
Nov 08, 2022
10 Messy Play Ideas That Promote Hands-On LearningIt’s time to give in to childish joy and get dirty during playtime with your family. Read on...READ MORE
curiosity | Oct 21, 2022
When Were Swings Invented? The History of Playground Equipment
You have questions. We have answers! The Curiosity section is for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and relatives who want to understand how backyard playhousesplay spaces and products nurture a child’s physical well-being. This section covers topics including developing physical competence and confidence, risk assessment, and product uses. We also answer questions about the safety, durability, and comparability of backyard playset options.