The race track steals the show with toddlers and pre-schoolers on the Motion structure. While this play structure meets the technical specifications for ages 2-5, it was uniquely designed for kids ages 2-3. We recognize that there are huge developmental differences between a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old. By ages 4-5, many kids naturally gravitate to the “big kid” equipment on the playground. Motion is a smart choice for younger children, packing 16 activities into a compact space to keep them busy and entertained in a safe, developmentally-appropriate way.
Plus its whimsical, modern design and affordable price make it an attractive add to your playground.
Even more, designing Motion is as quick and easy as it gets. With one model and one price, all you have to do is choose your colors, and even that’s easy with our recommended palettes.
A Smart Play® structure is a smart choice!
- 16 interactive activities addressing developmentally-appropriate skills: Inclined Tunnel, Leaf Shape-and-Fit, Wiggle Ladder, Slide, Shape-and-Fit Table, Leaf Trail, Race Car/Roller Track, Numbers Climber, Ring-a-Bell, Marbles, Bongo Panel, Bead Panel, Steering Wheel, Steppers, Alphabet Panel and your choice of either Sand Play Station with Sifters and Seats or Play Table with Seats
- 73% post-consumer recycled Permalene® used to create table tops, seats and activity components
- Choice of any three recycled Permalene colors
- Compact space
- 5 GripX-textured decks
- Built-in shade
- Cut-outs in roofs create shadow play on decks below
- ADA compliant
- Direct bury or surface mount
- Auditory, Proprioception, Tactile, Vestibular, Visual
- Motor Skills
- Agility, Balance, Coordination, Core Body Strength, Eye-Hand Coordination, Fine Motor, Flexibility, Lower Body Strength, Motor Planning, Upper Body Strength
- Cognitive Skills
- Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking
- Social/Emotional Skills
- Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development Learn about Developmental Benefits
- 2 to 5 Years
- 1,100 lbs
- ASTM, CSA
- Max Fall Height: 32" (0,81 m)
- Min Area Required: 22' 6" x 23' 11" (6,86 m x 7,29 m)
All About Color
Color is an important decision, and our products are available in many color options. Contact your consultant to find the colors available for this component.See Color Inspiration
Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.
Video features the freestanding Smart Play Motion play structure for two to five-year old children.
[video: Scene fades into a full view of the Smart Play Motion play structure with ladder climbers, slides, tunnels, and play panels. Children play all over the structure. Camera zooms in for a close-up of a young girl as she climbs the Motion steps next to the inclined crawl tunnel. Scene switches to a view of children playing underneath the Motion roof. Camera pulls back as children gather in a line waiting to use the slide. Scene switches to a close-up as the camera follows a young girl down a slide. Scene switches to two children as they spin the multi colored square shapes of the Bead Panel. Scene switches to a boy pushing a toy car up the Motion’s built in Race Car Track. He pushes the car away from the camera, he then pushes it was a wave of his arm and it races down the track. Scene switches to a close-up of a child’s knee as they climb up the belted Number Climber onto the Motion play structure. Scene switches to a side view of a young girl as she points and speaks each letter on the Alphabet panel. She continues to point to each letter singing the alphabet song as she goes. Scene switches to an outside view of the play structure. The camera pans from top to bottom as children squeeze past each other on the stairs. Scene switches to the Ring-a-Bell panel as a girl lift the music note shaped lever to ring the lime green domed bell. She rapidly rings the bell several times. Scene switches to a close-up of a child’s feet as they climb up the chain Wiggle Ladder. Scene switches to a close-up of two girls legs as they step and kneel onto the playground decking. Scene switches to a back view of a boy as he scooches down the Inclined Crawl Tunnel. Scene switches to a front view of a girl as she climbs up the belted Number Climber up onto the play structure. Scene switches to a view from on the play structure as two girls slide down the slide. A woman off camera speaks.]
Woman: There you go.
[video: a boy slides leaf shapes on the Leaf Trail panel. Camera pulls back for a full outside view of the Motion play structure. Children run and climb all over the structure. A woman speaks off camera.]
Woman: You want to go again?
[video: A young girl slides different shapes around on the Shape and Fit panel beneath the shade of the playground slide. The camera zooms in on the girl’s hands as she shifts the shapes around on the panel to their designated spots. Scene switches to two children playing on the belted number climber. A girl kneels at the bottom of the climber reading each number on every foothold.]
Girl: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
[video: camera zooms in on the Marble panel combined on the Ring-a-Bell panel. Camera switches to a view of the Leaf Trail panel. A young girl moves one of the leaf shapes while on the play structure. The leaf on the back side of the panel fallows the path she slides it in. Camera switches to a close-up of a girl sitting in the Inclined Crawl Tunnel. She smiles for the camera. Scene switches as the camera follows a toy car down the Motion Race Track. Camera switches to an elevated view of the Motion play structure where children play all around. Scene fades to black.]
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Ages 6 Months to 12 Years
Smart Play® not only provides smart design to help create smart kids, but it’s manufactured with a smart use of materials—focused on getting as many components as possible out of the smallest amount of material. Smart Play structures are preconfigured and designed with just your choice of color. All at a smart price.
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