Parks

Parks provide great opportunities for parents to bond with their children, and for children to make new friends in the neighbourhood. They also allow children to spend more time in nature which improves their metal heath and emotional stability.

Bienenstock’s team have created a sensory-rich catalogue of nature play components, that can be add to any park to enhance the children’s nature play experience.

Each image below features a predominant “development zone” theme with interactive components; just highlight and click the equipment you’d like to learn more about.

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Gross Motor & Gathering Areas

Gross motor play allow children to improve their balance, strength, muscle endurance and coordination and learn risk assessment. The benefits of gross motor play can also be seen in improved physical literacy and brain development including reading and social skills. Components like our Log Mash® Play Structure and 5-piece log clusters offer a perfect modular solution to add gross motor play to your parks.

Nature’s Instruments hand-carved seating and furniture allows parents to relax while their children play and for the kids to sit and read or socialize. We offer milled log benches, carved log seats and couches, spiral benches and many more components to add to your park making a place for family to gather.

Parks – Gross Motor
Double Tree Mash Spiral Log Bench Log Carved Love Seat Log Carved Couch 5-Piece Log Cluster Horizontal Log Borders Horizontal Log Borders Log Mash® Play Structure

Double Tree Mash

Double Tree Mash

The Double Tree Mash is made up of two sideways trees and can be linked with steel core ropes for added play value. Great for promoting gross motor development, this component is ASTM/ANSI & CSA-CANZ-614-14 compliant. Children will spend countless hours, climbing, swinging and hanging from the trees and ropes(ropes can be added to this component). This non-prescriptive element encourages children use their imagination and discover the many possibilities for play!

$56,299.97

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral log benches are a great addition to any park or playground. Not only will children use them for play, they are a great resting and gathering places for adults too. A tree can be planted in the middle of the spiral bench to provide shade and add beauty.

$3,476.43

Log Carved Love Seat

Log Carved Love Seat

Each love seat is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, adding a sense of awe and amazement. If you are interested in this type of furniture as an art piece that is larger than the available options, please contact us for pricing information.

$3,320.33

Log Carved Couch

Log Carved Couch

Each log couch is completely unique –  hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, adding a sense of awe and amazement. If you are interested in this type of furniture as an art piece that is larger than the available options, please contact us for pricing information.

$5,027.09

5-Piece Log Cluster

5-Piece Log clusters are a unique feature that can act as a retaining wall, a path border, a gathering space, and a physical challenge all at once. Built from natural hardwood logs, log clusters offer versatile play opportunities that range from balancing and leaping, to gathering as a team, to quiet exploration of the shapes and textures of the logs.

$967.75

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders

Log borders are a natural way to separate your surfacing while providing balancing opportunities for children. Nature’s Instruments log borders are sold by the linear foot and are available in cedar and hardwood. Barrier-free log borders are also available to allow for accessible entrances between your surfacing.

$35.37 – $981.66

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders

Log borders are a natural way to separate your surfacing while providing balancing opportunities for children. Nature’s Instruments log borders are sold by the linear foot and are available in cedar and hardwood. Barrier-free log borders are also available to allow for accessible entrances between your surfacing.

$35.37 – $981.66

Log Mash® Play Structure

Install the Log Mash® Play Structure anywhere! Designed for use in parks, rooftops, forests or trails, each Log Mash® Play Structure pod comes from our studio pre-built and mounted on a 4’x8’ treated steel ground frame. Installation is simple and flexible.

$10,127.35 – $30,430.48

Parks – Gross Motor 2
Single Boulder Climbers Horizontal Log Borders Horizontal Log Borders Log Mash® Play Structure

Single Boulder Climbers

Single Boulder Climbers

Single boulder climbers are a natural way to bring gross motor play to your spaces. We offer single boulder climbers, double boulder climbers and triple boulder climbers. These climbers to do not come with nets or ship ropes, but are  stand-alone boulder climbers. We offer a private use and public use versions of these climbers.

$12,913.98

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal log borders are a natural way to separate your surfacing while providing balancing opportunities for children. Nature’s Instruments log borders are sold by the linear foot and are available in cedar and hardwood. Barrier-free log borders are also available to allow for accessible entrances between your surfacing.

$35.37 – $981.66

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal log borders are a natural way to separate your surfacing while providing balancing opportunities for children. Nature’s Instruments log borders are sold by the linear foot and are available in cedar and hardwood. Barrier-free log borders are also available to allow for accessible entrances between your surfacing.

$35.37 – $981.66

Log Mash® Play Structure

Install the Log Mash® Play Structure anywhere! Designed for use in parks, rooftops, forests or trails, each Log Mash® Play Structure pod comes from our studio pre-built and mounted on a 4’x8’ treated steel ground frame. Installation is simple and flexible.

$10,127.35 – $30,430.48

Gross Motor Play

Gross motor play is one of the best ways for children to learn risk assessment and improve their balance, strength, muscle endurance and coordination. Creative play that comes with gross motor play can develop a child’s social, math and reading skills.

Our components offer a natural environment for children to climb, walk, slide and jump while putting their risk assessment skills into practice. Components like our Log Mash® Play Structure and Boulder Climbers (among others) are perfect solutions to add gross motor play to your parks.

Outdoor Play Areas

Children who play outside enhance their mental well-being, develop their sense of self and feel soothed by nature. Playing outdoors provides opportunities for learning that aren’t available indoors, including physical literacy and spatial knowledge.

Our components allow a wide variety of options for children to play from our wacky posts that lets children be more creative or our giraffe swing that allows for multiple kids to use, siblings and friends can swing together. Having a place where children can have a natural play area which can include seating will give your park a place where the children can grow in nature.

Parks – Outdoor Play
Giraffe Swing Double Tree Mash Wacky Posts Spiral Log Bench

Giraffe Swing

Giraffe Swing

Our Giraffe Swing is an inclusive basket style swing that allows for multiple kids to use, siblings and friends can now swing together and kids can collaborate on pushing. The swing breaks down the single use barrier allowing kids to enjoy a fantastic vestibular development opportunity while children engage their senses together or individually.

$35,392.90

Double Tree Mash

Double Tree Mash

Double Tree Mash is made up of two sideways trees and can be linked with steel core ropes for added play value. Great for promoting gross motor development. Children will spend countless hours, climbing, swinging and hanging from the trees.

$56,299.97

Wacky Posts

Wacky Posts

Wacky Posts are irregularly shaped posts hewn from trees with large knots and twists, and encourage creative and dramatic play. With the imagination and creativity of children, these simple posts are transformed into store fronts, forts mazes and frames for leaf or snow forts.

$161.66

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral log benches are a great addition to any park or playground. Not only will children use them for play, they are a great resting and gathering places for adults too. A tree can be planted in the middle of the spiral bench to provide shade and add beauty.

$3,476.43

Parks – Sand Water
Single Log Chute Backless Log Park Bench Wacky Posts

Single Log Chute

Single Log Chute

A Single log chute with push faucet and with a push of the button water will appear for 5 seconds. The chute is wide enough for little hands to play in while the angle allows water and other dry items to flow down. The top of the chute is placed at waist height while the middle of the chute is a bit lower.

$2,832.57

Backless Log Park Bench

Backless Log Park Bench

The Backless Log Park Bench provides a great space for children to gather and connect as well as offering opportunities to develop gross motor skills. The bench can be a balance beam, a log to jump from or anything a child’s imagination can conjure up, supporting the child’s language, proprioceptive, vestibular and tactile skills. The bench’s rough bark and smooth seat offers contrasting tactile experiences.

$1,286.97

Wacky Posts

Wacky Posts

Wacky Posts are irregularly shaped posts hewn from trees with large knots and twists, and encourage creative and dramatic play. With the imagination and creativity of children, these simple posts are transformed into store fronts, forts mazes and frames for leaf or snow forts.

$161.66

Water Play & Seating

Sand & water play areas are classic examples of open-ended zones with materials that do not have one specific purpose. And they can be combined with our other components to make a interactive area in your park. Our hand crafted furniture can be added to allow places to rest our for parents to sit and watch their children play.

Children can focus on the process of playing with the materials rather than a prescriptive result. These areas are a hub for social and language development as children work together to build and play. Mathematical concepts like volume and area are prevalent while children perform sensory exploration tasks while enveloped in the task at hand.

Gathering Areas

Nature’s Instruments’ hand-carved wood furniture offers the perfect location for children to gather, read, relax, or socialize, and allow parents to sit while their children play. We offer milled log benches, carved log seats and couches, spiral benches and many more components to fit your park space and capacity.

Our seating options allow your park to expand the natural elements because our furniture, while finished, still offers a multi-sensory opportunity with both rough and smooth textures to engage children, even at rest. And they can be combined with some of our other components like our boulder climbers and 5-piece log clusters (among others) are perfect modular solutions to add to your park.

Parks – Gathering Areas
Log Carved Love Seat Carved Log Chair Carved Log Chair Stump Activity Table 5-Piece Log Cluster Single Boulder Climbers Horizontal Log Borders Spiral Log Bench

Log Carved Love Seat

Log Carved Love Seat

Each Log Carved Love Seat is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, adding a sense of awe and amazement. The carved loveseat can be seen as a piece of furniture or in a child’s eyes, a climbing structure. Either situation offers nice motor planning, balance and coordination and great tactile input.

$3,320.33

Carved Log Chair

Carved Log Chair

Each Carved Log Chair is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, they give children the sense of sitting in a throne, adding a sense of awe and amazement. The carved chairs can be seen as a piece of furniture or in a child’s eyes, a climbing structure. Either situation offers nice motor planning, balance and coordination and great tactile input.

$1,737.89 – $3,137.00

Carved Log Chair

Carved Log Chair

Each Carved Log Chair is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, they give children the sense of sitting in a throne, adding a sense of awe and amazement. The carved chairs can be seen as a piece of furniture or in a child’s eyes, a climbing structure. Either situation offers nice motor planning, balance and coordination and great tactile input.

$1,737.89 – $3,137.00

Stump Activity Table

Stump Activity Table

The Stump Activity Table provides opportunities to participate in focussed activities and/or climbing structure for children. Its height and stability is perfect for children using a walker. When used as a climber it provides proprioceptive input. The combination of stump seating with the stump table allows a nice seating/gathering/snack area, as well as a temporary obstacle course. *Stump Seats sold separately.

$510.77 – $959.32

5-Piece Log Cluster

5-Piece Log Clusters are a unique feature that can act as a retaining wall, a path border, a gathering space, and a physical challenge all at once. Built from natural hardwood logs, our 5-piece vertical log clusters offer versatile play opportunities that range from balancing and leaping, to gathering as a team, to quiet exploration of the shapes and textures of the logs.

$967.75

Single Boulder Climbers

Single Boulder Climbers

Single Boulder Climbers are a natural way to bring gross motor play to your spaces. We offer single boulder climbers, double boulder climbers and triple boulder climbers. These climbers to do not come with nets or ship ropes, but are stand-alone boulder climbers. We offer a private use and public use versions of these climbers.

$12,913.98

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders

Horizontal Log Borders are a natural way to separate your surfacing while providing balancing opportunities for children. Nature’s Instruments log borders are sold by the linear foot and are available in cedar and hardwood. Barrier-free log borders are also available to allow for accessible entrances between your surfacing.

$35.37 – $981.66

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral Log Bench

Spiral Log Benches are a great addition to any park or playground. Not only will children use them for play, but they are also a great resting and gathering places for adults too. A tree can be planted in the middle of the spiral bench to provide shade and add beauty.

$3,476.43

Parks – Activity Areas
Accessible Oak Picnic Table Upside Down Tree Hardwood Stump Seats Log Carved Couch Carved Log Chair

Accessible Oak Picnic Table

Accessible Oak Picnic Table

Our Accessible Oak Picnic Tables are created from hardware and are available in different sizes. Not only do these picnic tables provide seating and a place for activities but are another form of art that makes any playground engaging. These tables are available in adult and child sizes.

$5,488.44

Upside Down Tree

Upside Down Tree

Nature’s Instrument Upside Down Tree is an awe-inspiring addition to any space. Children will enjoy playing dramatically beneath the tree, which provides a great frame for leaf and snow forts. This custom item requires sourcing and site-specific engineering, please contact us for pricing.

Custom Pricing Required

Hardwood Stump Seats

Hardwood Stump Seats

Our Hardwood Stump Seats are crafted from fallen logs to create stools and tables that allow children the chance to play together or alone and create opportunities for outdoor learning.

$88.64 – $370.82

Log Carved Couch

Log Carved Couch

Each Log Carved Couch is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, adding a sense of awe and amazement. The carved couches can be seen as a piece of furniture or in a child’s eyes, a climbing structure. The armrests allow children additional support when they are climbing or stabilizing themselves on the carved couch.

$5,027.09

Carved Log Chair

Carved Log Chair

Each Carved Log Chair is completely unique – hand carved from large tree stumps as one solid piece, they give children the sense of sitting in a throne, adding a sense of awe and amazement. The carved chairs can be seen as a piece of furniture or in a child’s eyes, a climbing structure. The armrests allow children additional support when they are climbing or stabilizing themselves on the carved chair.

$1,737.89 – $3,137.00

Activity & Creative Areas

Our picnic tables and wood furniture offer the perfect space for children to gather for activities such as drawing, meals or to develop social and emotional skills allowing your park to become a meeting place. Children’s creativity can make our components such as our upside-down tree, become anything they can imagine from a castle, fort to a spaceship. Adding them to your park expands the possibilities for nature play.

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