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Play is important for cognitive, emotional, and physical development of children. Use the four components experts have identified for safety:

  • Supervision by appropriate individuals
  • Age-appropriate design
  • Fall-surfacing that contains approved materials
  • Equipment maintenance

This handbook is what you need to create pleasing and challenging playgrounds that are safe, but not boring.

176 pages

About Heather M. Olsen, EdD

Heather M. Olsen, EdD, executive director of the National Program for Playground Safety has spent her professional career providing education and training for safe and engaging playgrounds across the more..

About Susan D. Hudson, PhD

Susan D. Hudson, PhD, has been an educator, consultant, and practitioner in the field of leisure, youth and human services for over 39 years. She is a McElroy Professor, one of only three such more..