Children's Sand Pit

Children's Sand Pit

If you are thinking about having a brand new children's sand pit installed at your nursery, we offer the very best rates across the UK.

Wooden Sand Pits

Wooden Sand Pits

We can supply wooden sand pits across the United Kingdom for nurseries looking to improve activities for kids when in the outdoors.

Outdoor Sandpits for Schools

Outdoor Sandpits for Schools

We are experts when it comes to the supply and installation of outdoor sandpits for schools, so make sure to get in touch for more information.

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Children’s Sand Pit

Nursery Outdoor Play Equipment offers a wide range of sand pits in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. We will determine your individual needs and provide you with the best EYFS equipment for your facility at a great price.

You’d be forgiven for thinking that a sandpit is exactly that; a wooden pit with sand in it, but you’d be wrong. A children’s sandpit has a multitude of different applications and can be a vital tool as part of a child’s physical and social development.

This is especially important during a child’s first five years (The Early Years Foundation Stage), as sensory and mental stimulation is at its most susceptible.

Early years personal, social and emotional development is a Government regulated part of making up a child’s personal development, and the more stimuli they are exposed to, the faster they learn.

Because playing with sand is such a tactile, sensory, experience it stimulates the mind and the imagination. They can build things, dig holes, make castles, use the sand to enhance stories they have made up on their own or as part of a group, and loads of other ideas as well.

Our children’s sandpit can be available in a wide range of shapes, sizes and colours, with a variety of equipment and accessories to compliment them too, so if you've got any questions regarding them, just fill in the enquiry form opposite for a FREE quick quote.


Sand Pits Near Me

Sandpits are one of the most common sights in a children’s playground, and with good reason too. They’re fun, versatile, easy to maintain and cost-effective. During their early years, children spend most of their time with their peers at a nursery.

It is at this young age where they first start to develop their physical, social and mental skills. Research has shown that the more sensory equipment that kids have to help this process along, the quicker they learn.

Sandpits will help with hand to eye co-ordination and muscle strength through the simple act of scooping up sand. Using things like buckets and spades encourages interaction with other children and teaches them the values of sharing.

Burying an item like a small toy car and then getting others to find it is a fun interactive game that can be shared by any number of children.

The beauty of this is that you don’t need to have acres of room for the equipment. A sand-pit or a sand table is small enough and portable enough that it can go almost anywhere.

Kid’s Sand Pit

Kid’s sandpits are a perfect way for your little ones to learn the values of interacting with each other while stimulating their minds at the same time. EYFS sand equipment promotes the ideas of sharing, communication and teamwork.

Some kid's sandpits even have a water table connected. 

They can also be used as an academic tool. Simply fill up a bucket and asking the children how much sand they think is in it will stimulate their mathematics skills, encourage an element of friendly competition, and increase their awareness of measurements and scales.

Instead of the children just listening and watching a teacher, these activities encourage tactile learning through physical activity, and because they're outdoors, it doesn’t matter about things getting messy either.

If you'd like to know more about the costs involved for a kid's sandpit, please complete the contact box provided and we will get back to you at the earliest opportunity.


Large Wooden Sandpit with Lid

A large wooden sandpit with a lid may seem like a basic piece of equipment and it would be easy to overlook it, but they're far more versatile than they get credit for. No, it doesn’t have any fancy electronics, connect to the internet or have music and lights.

But what a large wooden sandpit with a lid does offer is a very simple, active way for young children to make new friends, develop their motor skills and most importantly, have fun.

Sandpits are available in all sorts of shapes and sizes and can transform a disused dead space into an exciting play area for young children.

If you want to encourage their imaginations even more, just close the lid and you’ll have a solid, sturdy stage for them to act out a scene, sing a song or put on a show. A lid can also obviously protect the sand from the weather elements too.

Sandpit Regulations Childcare

As with all aspects of childcare, sandpits for children have regulations that must be abided by. They must be safe, secure and well maintained and must conform to BS EN safety standards. When playing in them, children must be monitored at all times to make sure that sand is not ingested and the risk of it going into children’s eyes is kept to a minimum.

They must not discriminate against disabled children and there must be easy wheelchair access if the sandpit is large enough.

For more information regarding sandpit regulations and childcare, please make certain to get in touch with our team by using the contact form provided on this page and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Outdoor Sandpits for Schools

Outdoor sandpits for schools have always been an extremely popular choice. They are built to be long-lasting and resistant to the inclement weather we have within the UK, and they are fully customisable depending on what requirements are being asked of it.

The sandpits are designed to encourage social interaction, enhance motor skills, endorse key social values, and develop emotions. Outdoor sandboxes need very little maintenance, only needing the occasional raking over and can be used in a variety of different activities.

Sandpits offer activities as diverse as building castles with buckets and spades, digging tunnels, or hiding objects in the sand and having a competition to see who can find it the fastest to name just a few.

It's not just sandpits available. You can also enjoy mud kitchens and other sensory equipment.

All of these activities promote values of sharing, interacting with one another and personal development, which is a key factor of the Government’s EYFS scheme.

If you need more advice on what would be suitable for your needs, enquire now and one of our experts we will be more than happy to help.

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If you have any questions regarding children’s sandpits and sandpit regulations or anything to do with equipment that will stimulate a child at the Early Years Foundation Stage, enquire now by simply filling in our contact form opposite, and one of our local experts will get back to you.

Our equipment is available in many configurations and this will be reflected in the price, but together we will determine your individual needs and provide you with the best EYFS equipment at the best price.


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