NV - Silver Sands Montessori Charter School
Video features the Landscape Structures nature-inspired PlayBooster playground at Silver Sands Montessori Charter School in Henderson Nevada.
[video: fade in to a panning view across an open dessert with the town of Henderson blurred by the scorching heat of the day. Scene switch to a branch of a plant with red flowers and two large bulbs blowing in the wind. Camera switch to a front view of the Silver Sands Montessori Chart School building. Camera zooms in on the school building sign with a cartoon drawing of a cactus in the sand next to the text reading: Silver Sands Montessori Chart School.]
[video: camera switches to across the street from the school showing the tall metal fence surrounding the play area and school building.]
[video: Camera pans across the playground structure and rock climbers as children play all around. One boy pushes a group of children to spin them on the TopsyTurny playground spinner. Children climb up and across the SwiggleKnots Bridge, O-Zone, and chain ladder climbing wall. A girl slides down towards the camera on a Rushwinder slide. Top down view of children spinning together on the TopsyTurny playground spinner.]
[video: camera switches to overhead panning view of the surrounding trees and playground area. Marlo Tsuchiyama the head of the school speaks to the camera about the playground.]
Marlo: Oh, they absolutely love it.
Marlo voiceover: They look forward to it every day. We’ve had students from the younger ages to our older, to our middle school and the next day after the grand opening they were saying how that night their arms and shoulders were so, you could tell they had their workout the prior day.
[video: camera is mounted to the TopsyTurny playground spinner view the children as they ride the spinner in slow motion. They smile down at the camera as they spin. A young girl walks up to her friend at the Navigator panel as she spins the steering wheel. A boy jumps off the Ring Tangle climber in slow motion. Camera switches to a boy wearing a helmet camera as walks through the loops of the Ring Tangle climber. Two girls climb at the top of the chain ladder climbing wall. A large group of children spin together on the TopsyTurny playground spinner. Top down view of a boy as he climbs up a Loop Pol climber.]
Marlo voiceover: Love the detail, the baby snakes, the bat hanging from there. The frog, the dragonfly, everything. I think there is a dozen items that give it the detail. That’s something special that kids can explore and discover.
[video: camera close-up of baby snakes carved and painted into a rock climber. Close-up of a bat carving in a rock climber. Close-up of a painted frog carving on the ledge of a rock climber. Close-up of a dragon fly carving that looks like it has landed on a rock climber. Close-up of a spider carving in the nook of a rock climber. Camera switch to a close-up of a painted caterpillar carving on the edge of a rock climber. Close-up of a moth carving on a rock climber. Camera comes into focus on a fossil of a star fish carved into a rock climber.
Marlo voiceover: They’re outside playing you know it makes them feel like they’re in nature and that’s the feeling we wanted to get.
[video: top down view of a boy as he climbs up through a vertical rock climber tunnel. Camera pans up a Canyon Collection rock climber with walk through passage ways and climbing chimney’s. Top down view over a girl as she climbs on the SwiggleKnots bridge. A large group of children work together to spin on the TopsyTurny playground spinner. Camera zooms in on the children as they spin, they smile and shout with joy while they play. Close-up of the top of the TopsyTurny playground spinner roof and connecting rope hand holds as it spins. Camera slowly zooms out from the children spinning on the TopsyTurny spinner. They shout and scream while they play on the spinner.]
[video: close-up of children’s feet as they stand on a wobble pod spring rider. Side view of a girl as she ducks and climbs over the loops of the Ring Tangle climber. Camera pans across the chain ladder climbing wall as two boys climb up to the top bar of the climber. Camera switches to a boy wearing a helmet camera as he enters the Den of the Canyon Collection climber. Several children stop to speak to the camera about the playground.]
Kristana: My name is Kristana and I’m seven. My favorite thing on the playground is everything on it. I really like everything.
Jacob: My name is Jacob and my age is eight. I really like this spinning thing behind me it’s really cool.
Shaina: I’m six and my name is Shaina. On this playground I like the monkey bars because I always make it to the end.
Shyanne: My name is Shyanne and I’m eight years old. I like the monkey bars because they are really fun.
Nathan: My name is Nathan and I’m seven years old. On this playground I like is, the monkey bars.
[video: camera comes into focus on a girl smiling at the camera while standing on the TopsyTurny spinner. Camera pops up quickly to a girl who is climbing up through the chimney rock climber on the Canyon Collection. A young girl inside the Den of the Canyon Collection smiles at the camera. A young girl holds on to the rocks inside the Den ready to climb, she turns her head to smile at the camera.]
[video: Camera close-up of a girls face as she smiles down at the camera while standing on top of a climber. Close-up of a boy standing by a rock climber and smiling for the camera. Close-up of a boy’s shoes as he stands on one of the Knots on the SwiggleKnots rope bridge. The camera pans up from the boy’s feet to his face where he hugs the rope tightly. A group of children stand on the TopsyTurny spinner waiting for someone to start spinning them. A boy on the spinner waves back at the camera. Screen goes black, Landscape Structures logo appears with text below reading: Better playgrounds. Better world.]