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A '''play area''' can be a [[playground]], a nearby [[park]], a [[playroom]] or just a section of another room, like the [[basement]] or child's [[bedroom]].
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[[Image:DSC01531.jpg|thumb|250px|a play area]]
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A '''play area''' can be a [[playground]], a nearby [[park]], a [[playroom]] or just a section of another room, like the [[basement]] or child's [[bedroom]]. It may have storage for [[toy]]s -- shelves or a toy box. Often, there will be a rug or other surface to make the ground less hard.
   
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==Considerations==
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Some key considerations for a play area are
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* [[safety]]
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* [[age appropriateness]]
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* ease of [[cleaning]]
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* educational activities
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* appropriate [[storage]] that can be used by the players
   
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[[File:Discussing_tools_with_Grandpa_Steve.jpg|thumb|left|A play area - time to talk with grandpa.]]
 
==Related==
 
==Related==
 
* [[sandbox]]
 
* [[sandbox]]
 
* [[toy box]]
 
* [[toy box]]
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* [[swing]]
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* [[shelf]]
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* [[children]]
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* [[yard]]
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* [[playing]]
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* [[game]]s
   
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[[File:IMG_9757.jpg|thumb|Playground equipment in the snow. Might be nice to have a place to play at home too?]]
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==External links==
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* [http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/outdoor/playground.html Playground Safety] from KidsHealth (Nemours)
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* CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's [http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/325.pdf Public Playground Safety Handbook]
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[[Category:Playing]]

Latest revision as of 01:29, July 26, 2013

DSC01531

a play area

A play area can be a playground, a nearby park, a playroom or just a section of another room, like the basement or child's bedroom. It may have storage for toys -- shelves or a toy box. Often, there will be a rug or other surface to make the ground less hard.

ConsiderationsEdit

Some key considerations for a play area are

Discussing tools with Grandpa Steve

A play area - time to talk with grandpa.

RelatedEdit

IMG 9757

Playground equipment in the snow. Might be nice to have a place to play at home too?

External linksEdit

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