British company adds ball pit to boost workplace productivity

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- If you have children, you've probably taken them to play in a ball pit.And, one British company is taking that idea of a carefree childhood and applying it to the office. The team at design company Pearl Fisher Brainstorms in the company break room.But, they brainstorm a little differently by throwing 81,000 white plastic balls. The room has been converted into a giant ball pit.The staff says it helps them unwind, and clear their minds, in a low pressure environment. Google, Facebook, Yahoo and other companies are working under the same idea, building slides, interior gardens, pool tables and game rooms for their offices.Follow us on Twitter @Local12 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates!