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The Latest Playground Trends

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on December 18, 2023

Remember the wooden jungle gyms and rickety metal swings of your childhood playground?

They were fun, sure, but today's play spaces are bursting with innovation, inclusivity, and a whole lot of imagination.

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Topics: Theme Playgrounds Inclusivity Accessibility Sensory Play

How to Turn Your Existing Playground Inclusive on a Budget

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 24, 2021

Community and commercial playgrounds are designed and built to last for years and years of enjoyment, but all playgrounds must be assessed annually for equipment that needs to be upgraded or replaced.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning Inclusivity Accessibility

Miracle Museum Can Turn Any Space into a Sensory Rich Play Area

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on February 10, 2021

Miracle Museum is the aptly named new-to-the-playground-industry children’s museum experience that can turn any space into a sensory rich play area. Children touch, listen, see, and play their way through the fantastical collection of products.

“When we were designing Miracle Museum, we were really focused on universal design … that means design for all, for all users,” said Craig Mellott, Innovation Manager, Miracle Recreation. “It’s approachable design, it’s fun design, it’s engaging design, it’s safe, it’s secure – it’s designed for all.”

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Topics: Product Features Inclusivity Accessibility

Playground Needs for Child Care Programs

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on January 8, 2021

The playground you set up for children at your daycare center should be designed to meet a wide range of needs for growing kids. Of course, you want to create a fun place that will encourage children under your care to play and get exercise (and enjoy plenty of fresh air and sunshine), but it also needs to encourage learning and socialization. That’s what’s best for promoting early childhood development.

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Topics: Pediatric Health & Wellness Inclusivity Accessibility

April is World Autism Month

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on April 8, 2019

April is World Autism Month. Now is the best time to increase awareness of this condition that affects so many children. The Centers for Disease Control reports that one in every 59 children is diagnosed with some form of autism. Autism can affect children from all ethnic and socioeconomic groups, but males are four times more likely to be diagnosed than females. Awareness of the prevalence of autism is the first step toward helping children and their families who suffer from this issue. One place that everyone can help kids with autism is on the playground.

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Topics: Childhood Unplugged Inclusivity Accessibility

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