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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET 12 CHAPTER ONE Figure 1.7. In natural play areas, traditional play equipment pieces are being transformed to blend into the natural surroundings, such as these slides being incorporated into the natural slope of this center’s land, which enhances the feeling of playing in the outdoors. Figure 1.8. Newer equipment provides children with a variety of learning expe- riences by offering them many different devices to use, such as sloped climbing walls, rope ladders, and slanted platforms. COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL