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Playground Perils

Physical activity during childhood can ward off obesity, reduce emotional problems, and boost youngsters’ performance at school. And, regular visits to the playground are one of the best ways to encourage childhood physical activity. But, there may also be hidden dangers lurking at your local play area. Each year, roughly 211,000 preschool

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History of Playground Design

With playgrounds we recognize both intelligent design and evolution as supportive of each other in the development of new ideas. We often find ways to marry form and function. Initially, playgrounds were developed by landscape architects looking to create public spaces that would bring communities together. Artists moved in to exert their

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The Key Topics and Principles of Playground Design

7 Principles for Playground Design Have you ever thought about what goes into the design of those playground structures we see at schools, parks and even in the backyards of residential living facilities and churches. There are seven (7) principles that designers consider when designing and manufacturing effective playgrounds. 1. Fun Playgrounds

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Basic Playground Safety Guidelines and Maintenance Issues

The information stated below should be used as a guideline to minimize injuries associated with playground equipment. However, it is believed that these recommendations, along with the technical information in the ASTM Standards for Public Playgrounds will contribute to greater playground safety. What is a Public Playground? A public playground refers to