Rope Bridge

The Rope Bridge with its classic appeal keeps children rehearsing tight rope walks again and again. The rope can be balanced with or without hand support. The upper rope is there, when needed. Moving across the bridge trains chidren's sense of balance. This is fundamental for the mastery of all other motor skills. The sense of balance makes it possible for children to walk, to run, and to avoid falling. Maintaining balance is crucial for feeling confident in physical activity. But the sense of balance is also used when sitting still. It supports the ability to concentrate and learn. The Rope Bridge trains balance, and supports balancing acts with others. The social-emotional skills of turn-taking, cooperation and negotiation are built when passing each other on the tight rope. Click to get more inspiration for your new rope bridge playground