Are Our Playgrounds Too Safe? The Controversy Over Risk vs Caution
Have playgrounds have become so regulated that they lack excitement and adventure for children? Parent's worries about safety, and the proliferation of litigation has changed today's play experience for kids in the USA. Mindy Todd discusses the importance of risk in children’s play, and new alternatives to conventional playgrounds that are stimulating, exciting and safe. Guests on The Point are Architectural Historian Susan Solmon, and Joan Almon, Co-founder and Director of Programs at the Alliance for Childhood.