'Build your own' Alien playkit launched by Sutcliffe Play

Playground equipment manufacturer Sutcliffe Play has launched Aliens, a new playground system for early years settings.

Aliens is designed for children to build their own play areas. Image: Sutcliffe Play
Aliens is designed for children to build their own play areas. Image: Sutcliffe Play

The five-piece kit allows children to create their own play envionments, both indoors and outdoors.

The elements are:

COG - Creates pathways or can be linked to other elements using noodles, ideal for using as a building block

NOODLES - Can be used for connecting and building. Noodles are a complimentary, consumable item with every full kit. Further noodles can be purchased as required.

ALIEN - Unusally shaped pad that can interlinked to allows children to create playful pathways, walls or islands

PLUG - A compact interconnecting pad that adds height, and can be used on it’s own or together with other elements of the kit

SPIDER CENTRE - A versatile sculptural element that can be used to create shapes, dens or safe havens with the noodles by plugging them into other elements.

Sutcliffe Play sales and marketing director Andy Love said: "Play is an integral part of child’s physical, emotional and social development and Aliens can play an important role in this as the kit actively encourages children’s imagination and creativity.

"It can also have a really positive impact on social interaction and negotiation skills. Aliens requires collaboration between children to construct their own play setting, before they take it all apart and start over again creating their next play world.

"Feedback we’ve had from both children and adults has already been fantastic. They love the ability to create their own, and different, play spaces over and over again.

Sutcliffe Play said the kit is manufactured from a UV-stable, polyurethane-coated form and a full kit costs £1,995.

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