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Are Children Playgrounds Too Safe?

Not too long ago in the recent past, kid playgrounds were brutal. Asphalt-covered ground with hard metal monkey bars, slides frayed ropes were common. But today's playgrounds are vastly different. With safety being the prime directive, everything about playgrounds, from the materials used to the...
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Doctors Stress The Importance Of Childhood Playtime

With childhood obesity rates continuing to increase while recess and outdoor activates continuing to decrease, the American Academy of Pediatrics say pediatricians should prescribe more playtime to children. Compared to kids of the 80s, today's kids under 11 have 12 fewer hours a week of playtime...
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