Why Risky Playgrounds Can Benefit Kids

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Decades of playground development has led to cookie-cutter playgrounds with little to no risk, experts say. But as Sumathi Reddy explains on Lunch Break, playground planners, manufacturers and child experts across are now working to introduce an element of risk to playgrounds.

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