When buying or building a swing set, make sure that you can add on swing set accessories at a later date. This allows you to add to the swing set over time and as the children get older.
The accessories that are added to swing sets increase the amount of fun children can have playing in their own backyard. Accessories spark the imagination and creativity of children and can lead to many happy childhood hours that will be fondly remembered.
There are all kinds of swing set accessories on the market. Consider adding a slide or tree house with a platform. A rope swing can be attached to the tree house as well as a metal or rope ladder. Plastic or metal handgrips aid younger children to take part in all the fun activities. A sandbox can be added and covered in inclement weather. A covering can be purchased to protect the whole swing set from the elements of nature or the slide itself can be covered to give the children the feeling of being in a tunnel. The slide covers come in many different styles and colours to suit the individual tastes of the children.
Telescopes and periscopes as well as tire swings and teeter totters can be used as swing set accessories. Different shaped seats of various colours can be added as well as seats designed for toddlers and the disabled. The swing chains can be vinyl coated for added safety and sand can be placed under the swings to prevent injuries. Rock wall pieces can be added for decoration.