Who does not remember having spent hours and hours on swings in a park? This classic in children's games continues to be the main protagonist in the parks . However, in an era in which children prefer technology to fun without machines and outdoors, these seem to be the forgotten ones. Actually, the
Who does not remember having spent hours and hours on swings in a park? This classic in children's games continues to be the main protagonist in the parks. However, in an era in which children prefer technology to fun without machines and outdoors, these seem to be the forgotten ones.
Actually, the swings contain more benefits than we really have in mind, and knowing them will make us aware of the importance of these games for our children.
Why swings are good for children
When a child plays on a swing, he experiences several sensations at the same time: on the one hand, that which has to do with freedom, since it is the closest thing to flying that you can find; on the other, the de speed , something that they like and frighten at the same time, and finally, the one that has to do with thehappiness of being outdoors. Our children are happy in the swings because they can move independently in the directions they want, and also with a control that will make them want to improve themselves by achieving a
movement faster or higher according to their capacities . In addition, they can also imagine situations of games that will make them be more creative with the rest of the children.Advantages for our children when riding on swings
Team games : When children start to ride on the swings, multiple games and fantasies that can be done with others that are at that time on theswing of next to. From 'racing' speed in the structure itself, passing through the relays when one pushes and the other is balanced, or even jumps a few distances to see who goes further. -
Self-improvement: Although at first it is difficult for them, when they manage to learn to swing on the swing without the help of parents or other children, little by little they will be able to perfect their technique and overcome their own personal 'marks', something who will definitely love it -
The freedom of the environment : Leaving home, going from technology and returning to traditional games and enjoying the outdoors and the environment is something beneficial and advantageous for children, and certainly very necessary for their growth . Therefore, the days in the park are of the most necessary for your personal freedom and contact with nature.-
Psychomotricity: Riding on a swing seems simple now that we are adults, but if we look back we will remember that it was not so easy to combine arms, legs and movements of the waist to balance without falling. That is why, the children get to move little by little and each time better in this device will improve their motor skills.