Garden furniture

Swings for Children


Swings for children allow the child to swing: in this way he is pleasantly entertained and is in contact with nature. Those who have a garden large enough to dedicate a play area to their children can certainly not fail to place a swing there. The structure is quite simple, it is a game that can immediately capture the child's attention, but it is always preferable that during the first uses an adult is present in order to monitor the child.


The swing for children has a structure composed of a seat, which swings through a push. The structure to which the seat is connected is anchored to the ground. It is essential to emphasize that every type of swing is able to support a certain weight, which is generally shown on the package. In fact, if a heavier child were to use it, the game may no longer be safe. In this case we refer above all to the swing made of plastic, a game suitable especially for younger children, where there is a closed seat to prevent the child from getting hurt. Being a small child, it must be an adult pushing him to swing him. Before using the swing it is necessary to verify that it is correctly fixed and above all that each element has been mounted in the right way. The plastic children's swings have very bright and vivid colors that immediately capture their attention. Less purchased for the private garden is undoubtedly the wooden swing that is found mainly inside the parks. Plastic, on the other hand, is a material used for several years for the construction of garden games and has always proved to be rather resistant and durable. The swing can be left safely outside without suffering any damage, it is also easily washable and has a rather affordable cost. Children enjoy rocking and can also be a way to socialize. The swing can have one or two child seats, if there are two children in the house it is preferable to buy a swing with two seats. Who does not want to bear the initial cost of a swing with a closed seat and then that of a swing suitable for the child when he is grown, must pay close attention because if the child does not stand up properly he risks getting hurt.

How to choose it

The swing for children can be considered as a game that, together with the slide, cannot be missed in a private garden. It must be chosen bearing in mind the weight of the child, since only those with a rather impressive structure are suitable to support any weight. The retailer will certainly be able to indicate the specific models and it will be up to the buyer to read them on the packaging if it is a swing suitable for their child. The assembly is up to the customer, because it is a rather simple structure, especially in the case of the plastic swing. The most bulky wooden swings are usually transported and assembled directly by the workers of the shop where the purchase was made.

Swings for Children: Make a swing

It is also possible to personally realize a swing and there are basically two possibilities: the first is to tie a rope to a rather solid branch of a tree, adapting it to a small wooden board, whose height must be proportionate to that of the child, who otherwise it could not rock. In this case it is a simple and easy to make swing. Alternatively, to create a classic swing you certainly need more skill and time. It will be necessary to purchase all the wood necessary for the construction of the structure and to mount it on a ground that does not have depressions. Ground fixing is essential to guarantee excellent stability. It is important to remember that when undertaking the creation of a game that will have to be used by a child, it is essential to put safety first, so if you were not able to do so, it is always preferable to focus on a product that has already been created.