Caress Maëlys February 1, 2021 home playground
5. Are the play structures appropriate for the kids’ age?
Second to the playground safety tips for toddlers and school age kids is to check the availability of playground attendant. It is necessary that you know to whom you are going to report any discovered holes or cracks at the surface or the defects of the playground equipment that can cause probable injuries to the kids.
1. Outdoor Swing Sets
As for tripping hazards, these would be those tree stumps, rocks, or other kids’ toys lying on the ground. We should also check for wet areas that can make the kids trip and fall.
Since kids are not bound and dictated to play a certain game, they interact with peers for sharing and gathering different ideas. Sometimes, they need team building, too, which also boosts their social skills. Apart from that, playing in the group always includes negotiation and problem solving that help in developing their leadership skills.