Adventure Playgrounds are also often called Natural Playgrounds or Junk Playgrounds. According to Wikipedia, Adventure Playgrounds are typically defined by an ethos of unrestricted play, the presence of playworkers, and the absence of adult-manufactured or rigid play-structures.
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"It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents." ~ Eric Hoffer
Here is a list of some of the top Adventure Playgrounds: California
Adventure Playground is a wonderfully unique free outdoor play space for children and families. Visitors to Adventure Playground can enjoy playing on the many kid designed and built forts, boats, and towers, riding the zip line or creating with...
“Children seek out rough and tumble play, climbing to heights and moving their bodies at high speed — activities that are a critical way that children learn about risks and cope with fears”
Free Play is non-existent at schools and is essential for Self Discovery, Curiosity, and Creativity to flourish which are squashed and squandered at schools. Play based learning gives children the opportunity to develop
The Five C’s of Education.
"Unschooling is not about the discovery of any particular body of knowledge. It is about the discovery of self." ~ Ben Hewitt [Home Grown]
"Self-education through play and exploration requires enormous amounts of unscheduled time—time to do whateve…
"Every child should have mud pies, grasshoppers, water bugs, tadpoles, frogs, mud turtles, elderberries, wild strawberries, acorns, chestnuts, trees to climb. Brooks to wade, water lilies, woodchucks, bats, bees, butterflies, various animals to pet, hayfields, pine-cones, rocks to roll, sand, snakes, huckleberries and hornets; and any child who has been deprived of these has been deprived of the best part of education." ~ Luther Burbank
[Why children need to play in nature]