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Spin to Think: How Good Balance can Impact Cognitive Function

Spin to Think: How Good Balance can Impact Cognitive Function

New research shows that it is not merely children’s bodies and their sense of balance that benefits from spinning. A great sense of balance can also affect learning and positively correlates with mathematical skills.

Download this white paper to learn:

  • What spinning can do

  • Why spinning equipment makes playgrounds more popular

  • The impact of spinning on children's development, both in general and specifically considering skills fundamental for maths

In addition to this, you'll get 5 top tips on how to motivate spinning for all when designing playgrounds.

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5 Tips for Motivating Spinning for All in Playgrounds

  1. Offer spinning equipment for all ages, considering toddlers as well as older children

  2. Make sure to have spinning equipment available for all abilities, including wheelchair users

  3. Offer both individual spinning equipment and equipment for group spinning

  4. Offer progressive rotations, from slower to more vigorous spinning

  5. Vary body positions used when spinning: standing, seated, lying down, etc

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