9 Images of How Kids Played Before Modern Playgrounds Existed

"Playground." The word evokes visions of brightly colored jungle gyms and swing-sets, fenced-off or otherwise protected from dangers of the surrounding real world. But before these kinds of site-specific joy zones, kids kept busy: Playing. On the ground. " Reinventing the Square" is an exhibition that looks at the… » 8/22/14 9:00am 8/22/14 9:00am

Mobius Climbers Are Totally Awesome, Dangerous Playground Equipment

These Mobius Climbers are super-sweet playground equipment inspired by Mobius strips, bending and curving all over the place with grips and bars for climbing. It's the type of thing I would have killed to play on as a kid but would be forbidden to by my reasonable parents, who would see these things for what they are:… » 2/29/08 11:15am 2/29/08 11:15am