This is just a quick update to share a cool infographic I found at theparentspot.com, that illustrates how to design a safe playground. Most of it is total common sense with regard to surfacing, age-appropriate equipment, etc, but the thing I loved was the inclusion of fencing, to ensure that children don’t run into traffic.

Playground-Safety-Guide-for-Parents-Infographic

I really hope we can one day have a similar attitude in New Zealand, when the playground design process automatically includes fencing if there are any clear hazards nearby!


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