Gymnastics Equipment. Both boys and girls like to rough house. Get mats and pads for the kids to be crazy or if they are really into the sport, they can practice at home. I did find some reasonably prices mats on Ikea.com, but I’m not sure of the quality.
Outdoor Recreational Equipment. Give the kids a basketball hoops, tri-level bars or tetherball. There are so many ways to give your backyard playground a more mature area than the swings and monkey bars. My friend Rachel and her husband Steve have the coolest piece of play equipment which can be used indoors or outdoors, the Jungle Jump a Roo.