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Choosing Educational Playground Markings for your School

Solar system playground marking

The school playground is, first and foremost, a place of freedom. A safe and supervised area for children to let off steam, refresh their minds and bodies and spend a little time away from the structured learning of the classroom. However, this doesn't mean that you can't sneak a little bit of the curriculum into their playtimes. We have a fantastic range of educational playground markings, designed to perfectly balance learning and play in one brightly coloured, fun and long-lasting package.

One of the great benefits of adding educational playground markings to your playground design is that they're eye-catching. Not only do they look awesome, but they also teach kids without them even knowing it. Children spend a lot of time on the playground and the vibrant designs and educational patterns become a familiar part of their environment. Even if they're not interacting with it directly, they're still likely to be taking it in just from seeinng it in passing. It's a wonderful way to blend visual appeal with functional learning and make the playground fun and educational at the same time.

As children have fun on the playground, they become familiar with the educational designs and patterns, making them even more curious to learn. It's a fantastic way to make the playground fun and educational at the same time, helping kids grow and develop while they play.

We've put together a comprehensive guide to the very best of our educational playground markings. Whether you're looking for something to help with fractions or phonics, we're sure to have something to fit the bill and, if we don't, we can help bring your vision to life with a fully customised design. Get in touch with our experts to see how we can help!

Educational Playground Markings:

Teaching Clock

teaching clock playground markings

The Teaching Clock playground marking is a brilliant tool for teaching time-reading in a practical, hands-on manner. Children can physically become clock hands, learning to tell the time while they play. Introducing a physical element to an asbtract concept such as time makes it more tangible and familiar, which is a great way to process and learn.

Fractions Table

fractions table playground markings

Fractions can be a tricky concept, but this playful, colourful Fractions Table turns abstract numerical concepts into a visual learning tool. Students can hop from one fraction to another, visually and physically breaking down the complexities of fractions into something they can see and touch.

Multiplication Tables

Multiplication table playground markings

The Multiplication Tables marking is a vibrant and engaging way to help students master their times tables. Set out as a grid, it invites children to hop, skip, or jump across the tables, turning multiplication practice into an energetic and memorable outdoor activity.

Phonics Pond

Phonics playground markings

The Phonics Pond is an enchanting and educational feature, perfect for young learners exploring the sounds and structures of language. As children hop from one lily pad to another, they're not just playing a game; they're building the fundamental blocks of reading and pronunciation in a lively, interactive setting.

Solar System

Solar system playground markings

Embark on a journey through the cosmos with the Solar System playground marking. This design allows children to leap from planet to planet, gaining a physical sense of the vastness of our solar system while learning about each celestial body. It's a way to spark curiosity and awe about space and science.

UK Map

UK Map playground markings

The UK Map marking is a fantastic geographical exploration tool. Children can walk the length and breadth of the UK, from the highlands of Scotland to the coast of Cornwall, gaining a hands-on understanding of geography, distances, and regional characteristics. Like all our playground markings, they're fully customizable - why not add an extra 'You Are Here!' marker to show where you school is on the map?

Periodic Table

Periodic table playground markings

The Periodic Table marking brings chemistry to life in a big way. Students can stand on different elements, learning about their properties and relationships in a visually impactful and interactive manner. It's a unique way to introduce and explore the building blocks of the universe.


Compass playground marking

The Compass playground marking is not just a directional tool; it's a gateway to understanding geography, navigation, and spatial awareness. By physically aligning themselves with the cardinal points, students gain a practical sense of direction and geography, enhancing outdoor learning experiences.


With a such a wide choice available, picking the right educational playground markings for your school and your students might be a little daunting. With one of our FREE site surveys, we can carry out in-person inspections and consultations to help you get the absolute best out of your playground space.

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