Macfarlan Reserve, South Yarra

Macfarlan Reserve in South Yarra has recently undergone an incredible upgrade, thanks to the Yarra City Council. The play space is not only visually stunning, with a green rubber path adorned with bright, colourful spots, but also offers a range of exciting and interactive play features for kids to enjoy.

As you make your way along the super fun rubber path leading to the structure, you’ll find a 2 bay post swing with a basket swing that can fit loads of people, as well as a strap and toddler seat. Swinging is a great way to improve a child’s balance, coordination, and body awareness, as well as their overall physical health. Moreover, it can also help with emotional regulation and stress reduction, providing a calming and soothing sensation.

The play space also features talk tubes, which provide an opportunity for interactive and sensory play. Children can talk to each other through the tubes, improving their communication and social skills, as well as exploring their senses and imagination.

Another exciting play feature is the treasure chest spring rocker, which offers an imaginative and interactive play experience, helping kids to develop their creative thinking and social skills. By using their imagination, children can create stories and scenarios, and share them with their friends, building their confidence and self-expression.

The main structure is the centerpiece of the play space, with gorgeous timber elements and a colourbond slanted roof. With stairs and a ladder for easy access, as well as a double wave slide to race your friend, kids can improve their coordination, balance, and upper body strength while having an absolute blast! The counter panel, counting panel, and clock panel under the decks also provide an opportunity for educational and cognitive play, helping kids to develop their numeracy and time-telling skills.

Lastly, the timber crossing joiner is a fun and challenging way for kids to move from one deck to another, improving their balance, coordination, and problem-solving skills.

Overall, the new play space at Macfarlan Reserve is a magical and fun environment, offering countless benefits for children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. With so many exciting and interactive play features to choose from, kids are sure to have a fantastic time while learning and growing in a safe and supportive environment.

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Macfarlan Reserve, South Yarra

Macfarlan Reserve in South Yarra has undergone an upgrade, with a new play space created by the Yarra City Council. The play space includes a green structure with colourful spots, a rubber path, swings, talk tubes, a treasure chest spring rocker, a main structure with a slide and a crossing joiner.

The play space offers numerous benefits for children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. Swinging helps to improve balance, coordination, and emotional regulation. Interactive play features such as talk tubes and the treasure chest spring rocker help to develop social skills, creativity, and confidence.

The main structure offers physical challenges such as climbing, sliding, and balance. Lastly, the timber crossing joiner provides a fun and challenging way to improve balance, coordination, and problem-solving skills.

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