Spring is here, and with the warmer weather and sunshine, it’s the perfect time for kids to start getting outside to play. Unfortunately, outdoor play also comes with an increased risk of injury for your child.
Whether it’s a skinned knee, a few scratches, or something as serious as a broken bone, injuries and the great outdoors seem to go hand-in-hand. However, with the right safety precautions, spring and summer can be a time of play and fun, without the tears.
Accidents happen, so there’s no way to prevent all injuries. But, here’s a playground safety checklist to help you conduct your own quick playground inspection before watching your child happily run off to play.