12 Playground Instagram Captions to Celebrate a Fun Trip

You never get too old to play.

Going to the playground changes as you grow up, but there's always fun to be had, even if it's just laughing about getting stuck in the baby swing or playing a random game. And like other amusing activities, trips to the playground can usually end up in great photos. The next time you go, see what inspiration you find.

We're not the only ones who think playing is important. There are tons of great quotes on the subject, and many of them just so happy to make perfect Instagram captions. Check them out below.

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For the photo of you playing a game:

"Life is more fun if you play games."

-Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald


For the photo of everyone having a good time:

"Everyone wants to play. They're just afraid of looking stupid. But you know what's stupid? Not trying."

-Victoria Scott, The Collector


For the photo of a pickup game:

"Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose—it teaches you about life."

-Billie Jean King

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For the photo of a busy playground:

"Life must be lived as play."



For the photo of you on a swing:

"Even though you're growing up, you should never stop having fun."

-Nina Dobrev


For the photo of the oldest kids at the playground (especially if it's you):

"Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing."

-Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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For the photo of you and your friends laughing at the playground:

"The true object of all human life is play."

-Gilbert K. Chesterton


For the photo of you trying a new game or sport:

"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game."

-Michael Jordan


For the photo of you and a friend high-fiving at the playground:

"Never ever underestimate the importance of having fun."

-Randy Pausch

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For the photo of you and the new friends you made:

"It's all about having fun and smiling and shaking hands."

-Tone Loc


For the photo of you at the bottom of a slide:

"At the end of the day, if I can say I had fun, it was a good day."

-Simone Biles


For the photo of you with a friend:

"I learned how not to be alone in the playground."

-Emil Ferris


Amusement parks are also great sources of Instagram inspiration. Click HERE to read our captions for your next theme park trip.