Planning a Playground

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Try your hand at playground design! A hands-on lesson challenges learners to design a playground with specific equipment. They maximize the area for a specific perimeter for their parks.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use aerial photos to show different playground designs within the local area
  • Send playground models to a local city board for feedback
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials for pupils to complete the activity
Pros

  • Includes a detailed teaching guide to assist in planning
  • Uses readily available materials
Cons

  • None
Common Core