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Playground Markings

Playground Markings for Primary Schools

A quick guide to some popular playground markings

There are many options when it comes to playground markings for primary schools, but choosing the right playground markings for your school is a creative and fun experience and a great way to understand why these markings can be beneficial to children, engaging them in physical and social play. Below are just some of the many playground markings for primary schools that are a fantastic addition to your school playground.

Game-based playground markings




The Tri-Hopscotch is a great adaptation of the original hopscotch, fantastic to be played individually or as a team. The Tri-Hopscotch also encourages children to get moving and exercise whilst having lots of fun.

Fun Fact: The original hopscotch was introduced to Britain by the Romans for military exercises.

Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders Thermoplastic Playground Marking

Snakes and Ladders are immersive and beloved by many. Our Snakes and Ladder playground markings are immersive and creative in their design. The game encourages children to engage with numeracy skills and develop social and cooperative play. A playground mainstay for sure! There is also the option to have the Snakes and Ladders situated near a wall so that you can have a Spin the Dice play panel as an additional extra. 

Fun fact: Snakes and Ladders originated in ancient India in the 2nd century AD.

Duck, Duck, Goose

Duck Duck Goose

Duck, Duck, Goose is the perfect choice for multi-play. Each child sits on the circle and waits to be given chase; it’s an exciting and engaging marking that also keeps in with the fun aspect of the school playground. It really benefits the social side of child-led play and is great to enhance those communication skills!

 Fun Fact: The Guinness World Record for the largest game of Duck, Duck Goose was made in 2011, when 2,145 students formed a massive circle around their school football stadium.

Playground markings for primary schools are also a great way to educate. Below are some of the vibrant and fun educational designs that we can install in the school playground.

Educational Playground Markings


Teaching Clock

Clock Face Marking

The teaching clock fantastic and immersive primary school playground marking that is designed to assist young children with telling the time and it provides a great centerpiece to the playground and encourages outdoor learning. Children will learn to tell the time in a hands-on way and there are lots of imaginative game possibilities to create with this vibrant playground marking.

Fun Fact: The oldest clock in the world was created in the year 1386. It is located in Salisbury, England.

World Map – Continents

World Map

A perfect way for school children to brush up on their geography skills and improve knowledge of geographic locations, our World Map playground marking can be adapted to include place names and circles to mark city locations. This is a great aid for children and the visual learners among them and encourages outdoor learning on those hot sunny days.

Fun Fact: The oldest world map resides in the British Museum and dates back to 700-500BC.

There are many playground markings for primary schools from which to choose. We can guide you in the right direction and help with your school playground design. Book in your free site visit and we will come out and make your vision a reality.

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