ERIC Number: EJ626887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Safe Playgrounds: Increased Challenges, Reduced Risks.
Hudson, Susan D.; Thompson, Donna; Mack, Mick G.
Dimensions of Early Childhood, v29 n1 p18-23 Win 2001
Discusses the design of playgrounds to maximize play value and minimize risk. Considers four major risk factors--lack of supervision, inappropriate design for children's ages, falls to hard surfaces, and poor equipment maintenance--and discusses ways to design the playground to minimize these risks. (JPB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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