Matching articles for Playgrounds: 109
Supplement Feature - April 2017
From inclusive playspaces that give kids of all abilities a chance to play alongside one another to custom-designed playgrounds that take a locality's history, culture or geology into account and beyond, playground designers and manufacturers continue to raise the bar.
Feature Article - January 2017
Ensuring kids on the playground are as safe as possible begins with smart planning and playground design, but it doesn't stop there. Proper supervision and continual attention to maintenance are also crucial.
Feature Article - November 2016
Playground maintenance should be regular and standardized if you want to ensure your play equipment is in safe and proper working order.
Problem Solver - August 2016
What's more, you don't necessarily need to start from scratch. Playground manufacturers know that unique designs make for popular playgrounds and offer a wide variety of customizable play elements.
Play provides real-life lessons, such as experiencing group processes of thought, evaluating risks and making decisions. These lessons prepare kids for adulthood. Through playful exploration and experience, children develop skills and knowledge that can't be taught in a classroom.
It is important to top off the surface occasionally, adding more wood fiber to maintain proper protection. Be sure to inspect the surface regularly. Rake the fiber to keep the surface level and remove any foreign objects.
Feature Article - July 2016
Playgrounds have come a long way since their inception, with huge advances in safety, as well as increasingly creative solutions that get kids moving and having fun.
Web Exclusive - July 2016
The best playgrounds serve an aesthetic purpose while providing the surrounding community with a much needed
center of growth and development for children of all ages.
Facility Profile - May 2016
When one mother noticed a dearth of accessible playgrounds in her area, she decided to start raising funds. The result has been called the most accessible playground in the world.
Supplement Feature - April 2016
These days, many of us are living longer. And longer lives means more seniors to serve in our communities, and a broader range of active ages and interests and abilities to engage. While playgrounds will almost always be focused on children, more communities are finding ways to encourage play across all generations.