Inspect your home playground equipment for safety

Inspect your home playground equipment for safety

We are promoting a new action that families can take to keep their children safer while social distancing. Because it’s National Playground Safety Week, we’re encouraging families to check their backyard playground equipment. Before your kids run out to play, look...
Playground Surfacing Helps Your Child Bounce Back After a Fall

Playground Surfacing Helps Your Child Bounce Back After a Fall

The playground: a universal source of fun for children. It’s also a place to burn calories, make new friends, and develop skills like how to judge risks and make decisions. A good playground challenges and engages children but is also designed to keep them safe. One...
Baby Walkers: A Dangerous Choice

Baby Walkers: A Dangerous Choice

Baby walkers send thousands of children to hospitals every year. Read about why they are not safe and what you can do. Children in Baby Walkers Can: Roll down the stairs—which often causes broken bones and severe head injuries. This is how most children get hurt in...