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National Playground Safety Week.

Founded by the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) in 1997, National Playground Safety Week is “a time to focus on children’s outdoor play environments. A time to pledge to use good judgment when playing. A time for gratitude for all the adults who work tirelessly on maintaining our playgrounds.” Play is essential to childhood and development. To keep play fun and productive, we need to focus on safe yet challenging play and adhere to the SAFE acronym: Supervision, Age ...

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