Marcia Noyes

Buying Backyard Fun

Kids' Pages Family Magazine | March 2005

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In less than two months, kids will begin spilling out of the house, ready to tumble, swing, bounce, slide and explore. Is your backyard ready for such adventure?

Encouraging kids to become more physically active begins in your own backyard. But, knowing how to get the reluctant child off the computer and out the door is often a mystery. What could be more inviting than a backyard designed for play? Fortunately for parents, companies today are manufacturing more than just your metal swing set and a new set of croquet mallets.