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Definitive Playset Buyers Guide | Top Brands & What to Look for & More

Looking to buy a wooden playset? You have to read this first! We’ve compiled the definitive guide on buying the best outdoor wooden playset!

Best Fall Activities in Dayton Ohio 2023

Top 10 Fall Activities in Dayton Ohio

Get the best fall fun in Dayton Ohio with our top guide on the best things to do in Dayton Ohio! Get & enjoy the weather!

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Boredom Busting Summer Activities for Kids Around Cincinnati

Summer is here! And if you’re in the Cincinnati area and looking for kid friendly things to do, there’s no shortage of activities and adventures to keep boredom at bay all summer long. From playgrounds to parks, museums to festivals, there’s something your kids are bound to enjoy. Keep in mind this list is just the tip of the iceberg of fun things for kids to do in Cincinnati- so let’s dive in!

You're Doing Playtime Wrong & How to fix it

You’re Doing Playtime Wrong & How to Fix it

Children benefit greatly from proper playtime, but are you taking the steps to make sure they’re getting the most out of it? Find out now!

Blue Ash Hoops for Sale

MegaSlam vs Goalrilla Hoops

MegaSlam vs Goalrilla Basketball Hoops Two popular brands in the high-end residential basketball goal market are MegaSlam and Goalrilla. Although each of these brands produce high-quality hoops with great reviews, there are some notable differences between them that could impact your experience. The safety features, support ecosystem, and build quality of each hoop differ, so…

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How to Choose the Right Trampoline for You

How to Choose the Right Trampoline For You Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and exercise of the warm months. However, if you’re anything like me, your kids apparently still think it’s the middle of January and laze around in front of…

Kids Jumping on Rainbow R14 Trampoline

Rainbow R14 Springless Trampoline vs Springfree™ Jumbo Square

Rainbow Springless Trampoline vs Springfree™ Trampoline Springless trampolines have rapidly become the first choice for families due to their safety advantages over traditional trampolines. Landing on metal coils, falling through the trampoline net, bumping into safety poles, and especially getting whiplash from uneven bounces; these are all scary possibilities that traditional coil trampolines can’t eliminate.…

Wall-mounted basketball hoop

Choosing the Right Basketball Hoop For You

Why Shop At Swings-n-Things

Why buy from Swings-n-Things?

Why buy from Swings-n-Things? If you’ve ever done price comparisons between Swings-n-Things and stores like Home Depot, Lowe’s, or Dick’s Sporting Goods, you might wonder why anyone would buy playsets, basketball hoops, or trampolines from specialty stores like us. Those stores offer similar-looking products at lower prices. That makes them a no-brainer, right? Not quite.…

Rainbow Playset Attachment Features

How to Choose Features for Your Rainbow Swingset

Choosing the Best Features for your Rainbow Swingset If you’re anything like me, choosing which features you want on your custom Rainbow swing set can be overwhelming. There’s so many options: what if you choose a pirate wheel but your kids would have preferred a telescope instead? What if you add a picnic table but…

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Choosing the Right Playset for Your Backyard

How to Choose the Right Swing Set for Your Backyard Spoiler alert: I already have a recommendation. In this article I’m going to explain why I personally think Rainbow swing sets and play sets, especially the Monster Castle models, are the best option in almost every way. Their wood choice, weight, and stability are unmatched…

Christmas Gifts for Kids

Christmas Gifts for Kids

Christmas Gifts for Kids This is the wonderful time of year when your kids begin getting their Christmas lists together. Or—maybe you are ready to take on some Black Friday Specials! Either way it’s presented to you, this is the prime time to start thinking about what your kids should get for Christmas. Given this year is…

Fun Outdoor Activities for Fall

Fun Outdoor Activities for Fall | Swings-n-Things

Fun Outdoor Activities for Fall Fall is a wonderful time to be outdoors! It isn’t the rainy Spring unpredictable weather, it isn’t the sweltering heat of Summer, and it isn’t the bone-chilling days of Winter. You and the family can comfortably go outside in a long-sleeved tee or a light comfortable jacket. There are no…

Why children misbehave and how to deal with it.

Why Children Misbehave & How to Deal with It

Why Children Misbehave and How to Deal with it.  Children misbehave for a multitude of reasons. Whatever the reason may be, parents are often left feeling frustrated, hopeless, and downright angry. No one can push the limits of a parent better than their sweet, beautiful three year old son or daughter. One second the innocent…

Wooden Playsets, Trampolines, and Hoops in Ohio - Why choose Swings-n-Things

Wooden Playsets, Hoops, & Trampolines Ohio – Choose Swings-n-Things

Wooden Swingsets, Trampolines, and Hoops In Ohio – Why Choose Swings-n-Things? If you are in the market for backyard play equipment to truly transform your property, we would love for you to consider Swings-n-Things in Blue Ash, Ohio.  We have been the premier outdoor funstore since 1993 and have sold thousands of products to our…

Screen Time - Is screen time hurting our children

SCREEN TIME – Are technology and screens hurting our children?

SCREEN TIME – ON THE RISE AND RISING.  As we move into an increasingly digital age, technology and devices invade every part of our natural lives. Gaming, socializing, education, entertainment, and leisure time all involve one common denominator: screen time. In fact, children between the ages of 8 and 18 spend more than 7 hours…

Is Helicopter Parenting Bad - What is helicopter Parenting - 2019

Is Helicopter Parenting Destroying your child’s potential?

IS HELICOPTER PARENTING DESTROYING YOUR CHILD’S POTENTIAL? Have you heard of the term “Helicopter Parent”? Parents often feel the need to be involved in almost every aspect of their child’s life.  From health decisions and friendships to school projects and discipline. Of course there are many times a parent should be involved, but other times…

Stem Toys - A Craze or Just Craze - Swings-n-Things Cincinnati

STEM Toys – Do your Kids Really Need Them?

STEM TOYS – DO YOUR CHILDREN NEED THEM? Today’s advertising for toys is getting pretty convincing. Every toy is geared towards appealing to a child’s educational needs. What parent doesn’t want to advance their child academically, even at the young age of 7 months? In today’s social media and technological driven world, the lines can…

Things to do in cincinnati 2019

Things to Do in Cincinnati

Things to do in Cincinnati Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit. The Zoological…

Swing Set Packages in Ft. Mitchell, KY

Swing Set Equipment Packages in Ft. Mitchell, KY

Swing Set Packages in Ft. Mitchell, KY Do you wish your children would play outside more? Swings-n-Things offers high-quality, customizable swing set equipment packages in Ft. Mitchell, KY, making backyards much more enjoyable and safe for children of all ages. As Cincinnati’s Premiere Outdoor Funstore, we’ve been providing families across the Tri-State area with quality,…

Outdoor Wooden Playsets for Your Loveland, OH, Home

Outdoor Wooden Playsets in Loveland, OH

Outdoor Wooden Playsets for Your Loveland, OH, Home Do you remember playing for hours on the swings, slides, and monkey bars at the playground, your school, or at your home? Now, you can do the same for your children by getting outdoor wooden playsets that will provide hours of fun, enjoyment, and imagination! Visit our…

Are Your Children safe at sleepovers - 7 tips to ensure their safety

7 Tips to Ensure Your Child’s Safety at a Sleepover

7 TOP TIPS TO ENSURE YOUR CHILDREN’S SAFETY AT SLEEPOVERS As your children move through elementary school, they will eventually start being invited to sleepovers. Most of us adults can remember those fun times we had as children ourselves and don’t want to deprive our own kids of such fun memories and experiences.  However, many…

Outdoor Parks in Cincinnati

Outdoor parks In Cincinnati don’t always meet your needs.

Outdoor Parks in Cincinnati Don’t Always Meet Your Needs If you always find yourself searching for the perfect outdoor playset in Cincinnati, you aren’t alone. There is no such thing as the perfect park with the perfect playground for your family’s needs.  Without a doubt, your potty-training toddler will have to use the restroom right…

Earthing - What is it and why it is important

Earthing. What is it? Do my children need it?

WHAT IS EARTHING AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CHILDREN. What is Earthing? “Put your shoes on!” is a demand so often stated when the kids are heading out the door. But what if you had a reason to skip that step and not feel bad about it? The practicing of walking, or playing,…

Choosing the Best Wooden Swingset

Choosing the Right Wooden Swingset

CHOOSING THE RIGHT WOODEN SWINGSET IN THIS ARTICLE: CHOOSING THE RIGHT SWINGSET WHY RAINBOW SWINGSETS? COMPARING SWINGSETS CHOOSING THE RIGHT SWINGSET The various options for swings are exciting. Most swings move on a single-axis moving only forward and backward. Single-axis swings can be designed to accommodate a wide range of ages, from infants to adults…

American Eagle 60 Inch Basketball Hoop

Spring Into Your Rebound

It’s springtime, and around here, our kids are growing faster than the weeds we’re spotting all over our lawn. It seems like everyone has outgrown their clothes, shoes and even their bedtimes! (Thanks a lot, Daylight Savings Time…) Everyone is anxious to get outside, but this year we were faced with a conundrum: what do…

Vuly Thunder Pro Trampoline

Vuly Trampolines for 2020

This winter was filled with annoying issues: bad drivers, snow-covered walkways, the whine-fest that is bored kids on their fifth consecutive snow day…all minor issues, but annoying nonetheless. Fortunately, spring is in the air here in the tri-state!  After all the snow, cold and ice, we found ourselves more than ready to head outside for…

Vuly Thunder Pro Trampoline

New Vuly Trampolines

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer?  A Vuly Thunder trampoline system from Swings-n-Things is the way to go! Our top-of-the-line, solidly constructed trampolines undergo rigorous safety testing to ensure endless hours of carefree outdoor fun for you and your family. When you buy a trampoline from Swings-n-Things, you…

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