"A qualitative study of childcare center providers found that safety
concerns, budgetary limitations, and emphasis on early academic
readiness led to children in preschool not engaging in enough physical
It was noted that "Strict safety rules for equipment and low budgets at childcare centers
were largely blamed for playgrounds that don't make kids feel like
And let's face it, who would want to play, day in and day out, on the play structure above, particularly if there are identical ones in all the neighbourhood parks?