Why are playgrounds so important?

Playground environments are important because they can influence and enable children's creative play. A safe, calm and creative space will probably help inspire good play, whereas a dull, hard open space will inspire boredom and will allow "boys' games" like football to dominate everyone.

Playground design is a large subject but this brief guide assumes playground designs within a given space. Marking certainly can help make a big difference in improving an outdoor play space.

Comments on this article

Doug 19 May, 2009

Please feel free to link to us for ideas.
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claire benton 7 July, 2009

i want to say that us children should have the right to play safe in lovly playgrounds

claire benton 7 July, 2009

please e-mail me if you agree with me.
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Mark.Tulley 23 July, 2009

Children should go out and play in the playgrounds all the time.

edward 14 September, 2009

playground should be built everywhere

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