ERIC Number: ED434484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Creating Outdoor Play & Learning Environments.
White, Randy; Stoecklin, Vicki L.
Why typical playgrounds are designed the way they are by adults is discussed, including what the ideal outdoor play/learning environment for children is and how the outdoor space should be considered as an extension of the classroom. The paper emphasizes the importance of nature to children, discusses the criteria playground designers should possess, and explains why it is essential for the design process to include input from children, teachers, parents, and maintenance staff. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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