Of all the factors you must consider when planning a playground, one of the most important is what materials are used in the playground’s structural components. There are only three basic options to consider for commercial playgrounds: steel, wood, and plastic....

Play is essential to developing a healthy brain; it’s how children learn to use their creativity and imagination to discover the world around them. It’s often how they meet kids outside their family, and begin socializing and interacting with others. It’s also a vital part...