Benefits of Outdoor Activities for Children with ADHD

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If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know we’ve touched on ADHD before. It’s important, of course, as a matter of public health and wellness. But it’s also a design concern of growing interest. More and more landscape architects, playground designers, and manufacturers are recognizing their role in creating environments that benefit those… Read more »

What’s a Montessori Playground?

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I am searching for Montessori preschool programs for my son. For someone whose favorite household activity is preparing sausage soup in his play kitchen, the focus on using real world tools seems a natural fit. We’ll see how the chips fall, but I’m hoping we can find him a spot. The progressive education approach has… Read more »

Beyond the Water Fountain

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After a number of years in the playground industry and working with countless Landscape Architects I have started to see the world differently. All of a sudden, I relate cities to the interesting playgrounds that are there. Just last weekend in Seattle, I met someone from San Jose. Naturally I mentioned that he should check… Read more »