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Community Playgrounds A Place Where Children Can Receive the Outdoor Exercise They Need

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Playground, Playground rubber, Swing hangers

The importance of young children engaging in healthy activities cannot be stressed enough. Since many children enjoy playing video games, watching television shows, and interacting with other types of electronic devices, they may not be getting enough exercise or fresh air. It’s also important for children to interact with others, and one of the favorite places for doing so is at the local playground.

Outdoor Versus Indoor Play

Unlike their parents’ generation, many children spend less time outdoors playing. Currently, research has shown that children play outside an average of about four hours every week. Their parents, on the other hand, would have spent 8.2 hours playing outside when they were children. One of the contributing reasons for this is the popularity of electronic devices, such as video games.

While 83% of parents do believe it’s important for their children to be technologically savvy, other parents would rather have their children play outside. This