Paint colors may be selected on preference. It is recommended that the primary, kindergarten, and preschool playgrounds use primary colors to enhance color recognition.
A colorful school playground is inviting and fun! Use "Stripers" (parking lot) paint for streets and curbs. It is the most durable outdoors on asphalt. Use a well known local paint supplier. Stripers paint is available at
Painting Tip: Large areas like 4 square courts and multi-use circles do not require that you paint in the background of each circle or square. This requires using a great deal of paint and does not add to play value only aesthetics. You might consider painting in the background on smaller games and using colors to paint small squares to denote squares A, B, C and D. This is a huge cost savings and still looks nice. (see photo). For more tips on painting games on your playground.....