In this session David presented some of his 25 years of research into the testing of sand and bark suitable for use as IAS within children’s playgrounds. He gave practical tips on what to look out for when choosing suitable IAS sand and bark.
The New York Times
The Richmond Avenue Primary and Nursery School looked critically around their campus and set about, as one of them put it, 'bringing in risk'. Out went the plastic playhouses and in came the dicey stuff: stacks of two-by-fours, crates and loose bricks. The schoolyard got a mud pit, a tire swing, log stumps and workbenches with hammers and saws.
Mary Jeavons - Jeavons Landscape Architects
This was based on a presentation given by Mary Jeavons at Play Australia's one day Conference "Everything you want to know about managing risk in early years services" held on November 25th, 2016.