Natural elements to a playground encourage creativity. Children who play outside often gain independence sooner than children who remain inside or spend a lot of time bored. Independent children are continuously safer as they grow up. Natural playgrounds are stimulating while also being simple. They also motivate children to ask questions and be curious. Parents can educate their kids about certain plants or materials that could be harmful to them or even help their child build their own apparatus. Children are more likely to use something they planned or built themselves. Large play structures or play sets discourage children from making use of the entire yard or play area. Keep it simple with a few natural elements and children will explore the play area further. There are many benefits to natural playgrounds. Check out these examples that could benefit your playground.