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Fay School Natural Playground

The Changing Landscape of Children’s Play: Prioritizing Nature and Well-Being

The focus has shifted. It’s no longer about what we’ve been doing for the past 20 years; it’s about our current situation. Our goal is different now. In the last 20 to 30 years, playground designed that are made of plastic, steel, and rubber would have provided a different kind of play than what children experience in their backyards or on the street, where they interact with nature, sensory experiences, and various organisms vital for their immune system.