Bouncy castles are also known as bounce houses, inflatable castles, jumping castles and moonwalks. They are becoming more and more widely used as they are becoming to be an essential item in the household. It can not only be used for any function where children are involved, but also keeps them busy for hours on a daily basis which is wonderful for the busy parents.
They are wonderful to play on and parents might just give it a go and spend some quality time with their children. They are used at almost any function or event including children’s parties, family get-togethers, social braais, marriage receptions, fund raising days, church bazaars and many many more.
Inflatable toys can provide much needed therapy for special needs children as well. It can teach them balance, hand-eye coordination and strengthen their usually under developed muscle structure.
Jumping castles should be supervised by an adult for a number of reasons. It is not a stable surface and toddlers who are not sturdy on their feet can land up being jumped in the air and sometimes landing hard. As it is sturdy and strong it will definitely get damaged by sharp objects, so make sure there is none of that while kids are playing on it. No food or drink should be allowed onto the castle as it can cause chocking in the children that jump while eating or drinking anything. Make sure that a controlled number of children use the jumping castle at any one time and be sure to not have small children or babies jumping at the same time as older kids. This can be very dangerous as the bigger children have more power and will jump higher and land harder and you do not want them landing on your baby!
Jumping castles are available in many shapes and sizes so you will be sure to satisfy anyone’s needs and preferences. There are many different styles for children, some being crocodiles, ships and castles and for adults being bungee runs, bouncy boxing, obstacle courses and mountain climbing walls. Some even have combinations with water slides that can be fun for the whole family – including grandma.
Although jumping castles come in various sizes, it will be more suitable for people with larger gardens and has to cordoned off from dogs and other pets with sharp claws.
Before buying or renting your jumping castle, make sure to do your research about your local castle hiring company. Ask around by anyone that has previously rented an item from them. They have to pay attention to good service, in other words they have to include set up, maintenance and taking down of the jumping castle in your rental contract. The plastic itself has to be of the best quality conforming to the European Standard which is this will help that the users are safe at all times and no extra costs are incurred regarding damage during use.