Playgrounds definitely play an important role in the modern child’s world hence an ideal outdoor playground should be a replica of natural outdoor environment for today’s urban child. The playgrounds encourage physical, social, emotional, mental and creative play as well. Playgrounds also need to allow children to experiment and control the environment that will provide an active learning atmosphere for facilitating their construction of knowledge. Through the use of the playground equipment, the child is assisted to develop spatial and visual perception. When it comes to playing playgrounds have a little value nowadays. The traditional type of playground equipment did not provide enough opportunities for children to play unimagined ways and do not represent enough challenge. This type of playground structures are enjoyable to use but they do not allow children to practice their creative abilities because of their repetitive actions. Children usually tend to get bored with the inflexible and fixed playground structures. Traditional playground equipment is primarily designed for the development of motor skills of children. Developmental Benefits of play include creativity and imagination, learning to solve problems, discovery and reasoning, symbolic thought and ability to cooperate. Play can be defined as freely chosen, personally directed, intrinsically motivated behaviour that actively engages the child. For a child, being outdoors is the only chance for exploring the world surrounds him or her. Children can freely experience their motor skills like running, jumping, climbing etc when they are outdoor. It is also the most appropriate area for performing manipulative skills such as swinging, lifting, and balancing. Most of the cases; outdoors have something more than physical benefits. The play has a social dimension and is seen as an important element in the development of children’s social skills. It involves social interaction in a group with a sense of group identity and organized activity. Through Social play, children get an opportunity to develop cooperation and leadership skills. During social play, children develop a variety of skills, attitudes, and social relationships. Their bodies, minds, and emotions become integrated through play. They are able to explore their potential without the risk of failure or ridicule sometimes present in real-life situations. They can imagine that they are someone else, try something new, fall down and get up without fear of the consequences. Children get together, communicate, and learn social and cultural rules while they play among their groups.