15 Trampoline Safety Rules for Kids

Trampoline safety rules

If you’re thinking about getting a trampoline for your backyard, one of your top concerns should be safety.

Before letting your kids jump on any trampoline, it’s important to go over safety rules to prevent potential accidents. Even as a seasoned trampoline owner, it’s a good idea to occasionally revisit trampoline safety rules.

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How to Keep a Trampoline From Blowing Away

How to secure a trampoline

If you have a trampoline in your backyard, or if you’re about to purchase one, you may be wondering how to keep the trampoline secured during high winds, storms, or even hurricanes.

We’ve all seen videos of trampolines getting blown away during extreme weather, which is obviously something we want to avoid.

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5 Best Inflatable Water Slides (2022 Guide)

Best inflatable water slides

An inflatable water slide in your backyard for many kids is the definition of fun, but they take up a lot of space, and they’re not exactly cheap.

In other words, as a parent you need to be absolutely sure you actually want to buy one. And once you’ve made that decision, you need to work out which slide is the most suitable for your backyard and your family.

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How to Clean a Trampoline Mat (Step by Step Guide)

How to clean a trampoline mat

If you have a trampoline in your backyard, you will know how dirty they can get over time. Bird poop, moss, mold, leaves, black residue, you name it.

Regardless of how top-rated your backyard trampoline is, it’s standing outside so it’s exposed to the elements and therefore requires regular cleaning.

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Trampoline Shapes Explained (Round, Square, Rectangular and Oval)

Trampoline shapes explained (round, square, rectangular and oval)

Having a trampoline in the backyard is nothing out of the ordinary, as trampolines have gone through such a huge surge in popularity in the last few decades.

Back in the day, lots of trampolines were rectangular in shape, but as trampolines have evolved over time, consumers can now choose between a great variety of trampoline shapes and sizes.

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How to Patch a Trampoline Mat Hole (DIY Guide)

How to fix a hole in a trampoline mat

Having a trampoline in the backyard is a great way to have fun and exercise in your own home. Over time, there will be wear and tear issues, especially when the trampoline is used regularly.

Damage can occur to the springs, the mat, or the legs. However, the most common type of damage to trampolines is holes in the mat. Depending on the severity of these holes, repairs are often inevitable.

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5 Best Outdoor Climbing Toys for Kids (2022 Guide)

Best outdoor climbing toys for kids

I always encourage my kids to go climbing outdoors in the playgrounds. This allows them to go out of their comfort zone, be physically active, and be social with their neighborhood buddies.

Climbing also helps with problem solving and forces them to be proactive in dealing with challenges. This is why outdoor climbing toys are such a blessing, not only for kids but also for their parents.

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5 Best Backyard Obstacle Courses for Kids (2022 Buying Guide)

Backyard obstacle course kits

When I was a kid, I was often dreaming of becoming a real ninja, and I had this natural desire to constantly look for obstacles to conquer.

With a purpose-built backyard obstacle course or kit, your child can train just like ninjas would do back in the day. Well, almost, of course.

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