[R-0148] S3. Child Development

Citation: JADawsonCo. (2017). 7 principles of inclusive playgrounds. Video. Retrieved from site [or go to the YouTube site and enter “7 principles of inclusive playgrounds” in the search window].

Abstract: This 5:56-minute video presents the 7 Principles of Inclusive Playground Design used to create universally designed play environments that increase engagement for people of diverse ability, age, race, gender, ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status.

Integration: The information offered in this video may be infused with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development and Health, Safety, and Nutrition.

Content Focus: Child Development; Health, Safety, and Nutrition; Inclusive Playground; Outdoor Play; Universally Designed Playgrounds

Notes: Have students discuss how a universally designed playground meets the 7 principles of inclusive playground design presented in this video.