The Pacific Play Tents 10ft "Playchute" Parachute is perfect for any children's event. Great for birthday parties, picnics, community events and more. Simply un-fold the parachute from the provided carry-bag and let the fun begin. Sturdy handles along the edges allow children to easily grip the edge.
There are many possible games with a parachute. A few are: Popcorn - place small balls in the parachute and shake to make them jump around like popcorn. Making Waves - make small, medium or large waves across the parachute. Merry-Go-Round - Hold one handle and walk in a circle. Switch - Call out a birthday month, age or a pre-assigned color and have children swap places under the parachute before it falls. Any Many More!
A parachute can also make a great fort by draping it over furniture, use it as a large picnic blanket, make it home base for tag or simply hide under it. Made of flame-retardant 70 denier polyester, simply machine wash under delicate with mild soap and air dry at the end of the day to get it clean again and ready for the next day.
The "Playchute" Parachutes encourages non-competitive, cooperative play while helping to build muscles. Children must work together to create waves, bounce balls, and raise or lower the parachute. Parachute play develops perceptual, cognitive, motor and academic skills while being amazing fun. They are common play equipment used in schools, clubs and other organizations.